See also: tuck-in
See tuck (1).
- (transitive) To pull the blankets or duvet up over (someone in bed); to put (someone) to bed.
- She tucked in her young son and turned out the light.
- (transitive) To push (the fabric at the bottom of a shirt) under the pants.
- (finance) To acquire something tiny
- (transitive, soccer) To score from with a casual motion
- 2011 September 24, Arindam Rej, “Liverpool 2 - 1 Wolverhampton”, in BBC Sport:
- And although Steven Fletcher cut the deficit for Wolves, tucking in Stephen Hunt's cross, the home side held on.
to pull the blankets or duvet up over (someone in bed); to put (someone) to bed
to push in loose clothing
See tuck (4).