Definition of tucker track in English:

tucker track


dated, informal
  • A route followed by itinerant rural workers and travellers, as judged by the quality and amount of provisions supplied at stations along the way.

    ‘the track by Baldy Thompson's was reckoned as a good tucker track’
    • ‘The men get a little more sociable, talk about water, and exchange hints as to good “tucker-tracks".’
    • ‘Sometimes he wandered far outback on a precarious Tucker Track.’
    • ‘The great days of the blade-shears and the tucker-track have gone for ever.’
    • ‘They had tramped the tucker tracks together for seven years.’
    • ‘In the idiom of these parts, I took the tucker-track.’