untuck

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un- +‎ tuck

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untuck (third-person singular simple present untucks, present participle untucking, simple past and past participle untucked)

  1. (transitive) To remove something from a relatively hidden location or position where it is tucked.
    As soon as work is over, I'm going to untuck this shirt and take off my shoes.
    The cat will wake up in a tightly curled position, then untuck her head, and gradually her limbs, and then stretch.

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