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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytuck up
he/she/ittucks up
present participletucking up
past tensetucked up
past participletucked up

Related words

  1. same as tuck in (sense 1)

    She tucked Emily up in bed and switched off the light.

See also main entry: tuck

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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