verb (used with object)

to release from or bring out of a tucked condition: She untucked her legs.

Origin of untuck

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + tuck1
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Historical Examples of untuck

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

British Dictionary definitions for untuck



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