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Definition of tuck noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a fold that is sewn into a piece of clothing or cloth, either for decoration or to change the shape of it We could take a tuck in the waist to give it a more fitted look.
  2. 2(informal) a medical operation in which skin and/or fat is removed to make someone look younger or thinner a tummy tuck
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