Definition of tuck-in in English:



dated, informal
  • A large meal.

    ‘your mother had a great tuck-in for us’
    • ‘But when Damon and I were talking, I had asked him, 'How did the tuck-in go?'’
    • ‘I can't tell you how many nights, after a tuck-in, I've asked, ‘Honey, what's really going on with you?’ then talked till 2: 00 A.M.’
    • ‘Today after 6 nocturnal tuck-ins I am fractious, volatile and ready to cry.’
    banquet, celebration meal, lavish dinner, sumptuous repast, large meal, formal meal, formal dinner
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