Definition of Tucker

1. Noun. United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939).

Exact synonyms: Benjamin Ricketson Tucker
Generic synonyms: Anarchist, Nihilist, Syndicalist

2. Verb. Wear out completely. "The performance is likely to tucker Sue"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
Exact synonyms: Beat, Exhaust, Tucker Out, Wash Up
Generic synonyms: Fag, Fag Out, Fatigue, Jade, Outwear, Tire, Tire Out, Wear, Wear Down, Wear Out, Wear Upon, Weary
Specialized synonyms: Frazzle, Play, Kill
Derivative terms: Exhaustion

3. Noun. United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966).
Exact synonyms: Sophie Tucker
Generic synonyms: Comedienne, Vaudevillian

4. Noun. A sewer who tucks.
Generic synonyms: Sewer
Derivative terms: Tuck, Tuck

5. Noun. A detachable yoke of linen or lace worn over the breast of a low-cut dress.
Generic synonyms: Yoke

Definition of Tucker

1. n. One who, or that which, tucks; specifically, an instrument with which tuck are made.

2. v. t. To tire; to weary; -- usually with out.

3. n. Daily food; meals; also, food in general.

Definition of Tucker

1. Proper noun. (surname south-western English occupational from=Middle English dot=); equivalent to Fuller. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), modern transferred use of the surname. ¹

3. Verb. To tire out or exhaust a person or animal. ¹

4. Noun. One that tucks. ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable colloquial Australia New Zealand) Food. ¹

6. Noun. Lace or a piece of cloth in the neckline of a dress. ¹

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Definition of Tucker

1. to weary [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: weary

Medical Definition of Tucker

1. 1. One who, or that which, tucks; specifically, an instrument with which tuck are made. 2. A narrow piece of linen or the like, folded across the breast, or attached to the gown at the neck, forming a part of a woman's dress in the 17th century and later. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tucker

tuck away
tuck box
tuck boxes
tuck in
tuck into
tuck shop
tuck shops
tucked in
tucker (current term)
tucker out
tuckered out
tucking in
tucks in

Literary usage of Tucker

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"After St. Vincent retired, tucker was on 28 June 1808 appointed ... His eldest son, Jedediah Stephens tucker, published in 1844 ' Memoirs of the Earl of St. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1861)
"In 1719, Richard tucker of Boston administers on the estate of his ... In 1788, William tucker deeds to Joseph tucker land that formerly belonged to father ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1908)
"[53] Receipt given by Mary tucker, daughter of Abraham tucker in the town of Dartmouth to her uncle, John tucker, executor of the will of her grandfather ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"His elder brother, Henry St. George tucker, following in the footsteps of his father, was for some years president of the Virginia Court of Appeals. ..."

5. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"There were numerous pioneers tucker of the tucker family in New England during the ... Robert tucker came to Wentworth, Massachusetts, lived for a time at ..."

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