Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / tucks
FEEDBACK

tucks

See definition of tucks on Dictionary.com

synonyms for tucks

  • applique
  • backing
  • binding
  • braid
  • embroidery
  • folds
  • hem
  • lining
  • overlay
  • piping
  • trim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
QUIZ
Deck The Halls With This Christmas Traditions Quiz
START THE QUIZ

How to use tucks in a sentence

Pretty soon, another one come back–a moustached gent, a right dudey one, with yalla tucks on his sleeves.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Ut arbitror in the right margin seems exactly the thing that an author tucks in when revising and qualifying his work.
THE SUPPOSED AUTOGRAPHA OF JOHN THE SCOTEDWARD KENNARD RAND
I am finishing this letter while Genevra sings to the children their good-night songs and tucks them into their beds.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
The buyer tucks the sticky stuff up in the corner of her garment and ties it carefully into a knot before starting homeward.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Most of these men were armed with long tucks, as the straight stabbing swords, much used by Cromwell's soldiery, were then called.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Their frontispieces were encrusted with a swarm of very young tucks, which rendered them quite docile.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
When she tucks the covers tight about us and sits by our bedside, we think that Mama is the best friend we have.
LIGHT ON THE CHILD'S PATHWILLIAM ALLEN BIXLER
Tucks are folds made on thin material for ornament, to shorten or to provide for lengthening a garment.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
Make two clusters of tucks of three each at the bottom and hem stitch the bottom hem.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
In general, rows of tucks or ornament should diminish in width from the bottom towards the top.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TUCKS

  • applique
  • backing
  • binding
  • braid
  • embroidery
  • folds
  • hem
  • lining
  • overlay
  • piping
  • trim
  • tucks
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.