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verb (used with object)
  1. to release from or bring out of a tucked condition: She untucked her legs.
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Origin of untuck

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + tuck1
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Examples from the Web for untuck

Historical Examples

  • Untuck the towel with lingering fingers and step to the door with her as she fumbles in her purse.

    Seductio Ad Absurdum

    Emily Hahn

British Dictionary definitions for untuck


  1. to become or cause to become loose or not tucked into untuck the blankets
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