Synonyms of tuck in English:

tuck


See definition of tuck

verb

1‘he tucked his shirt into his trousers’

SYNONYMS

push, ease, insert, slip

thrust, stuff, stick, cram

informal pop

ANTONYMS

take out, pull out

2‘the dress was pinned and tucked all over’

SYNONYMS

pleat, gather, fold, ruffle

3‘he tucked the knife behind his seat’

SYNONYMS

hide, conceal, secrete

store, stow

informal stash


noun

1‘a dress with tucks along the bodice’

SYNONYMS

pleat, gather, fold, ruffle

2‘they squabbled and pinched each other's tuck’

SYNONYMS

food

eats, grub, nosh, chow, feed

scoff

North American chuck

archaic vittles, victuals, viands


Phrases

    tuck something away

      ‘I closed my journal and tucked it away under some folders and notebooks’

      SYNONYMS

      hide, conceal, keep out of sight, keep hidden, secrete

      screen, cover, obscure, block out, blot out, disguise, camouflage, mask, cloak, mantle, shroud

      put aside, lay by, put by, lay aside, set aside, put to one side, reserve, keep in reserve, deposit, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away, cache

      literary

      enshroud

    tuck someone in/up

      ‘he carried her back to bed and tucked her in’

      SYNONYMS

      make snug, make comfortable, settle in, cover up

      put to bed

    tuck in/into

      ‘I tucked into the bacon and scrambled eggs’

      SYNONYMS

      eat heartily, devour, consume, gobble up, wolf down

      get stuck into, dig in, dig into, dispose of, polish off, get outside of, put away, pack away, scoff, scoff down, shovel down, get one's laughing gear round

      British

      shift, gollop

      North American

      scarf, scarf down, scarf up, snarf, snarf down, snarf up, inhale

      rare

      ingurgitate