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RUCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ruck mean? 

RUCK (noun)
  The noun RUCK has 2 senses:

1. a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
2. an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

  Familiarity information: RUCK used as a noun is rare.


RUCK (verb)
  The verb RUCK has 1 sense:

1. become wrinkled or drawn together

  Familiarity information: RUCK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RUCK (noun)


Sense 1ruck [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

ruck; herd

Context examples:

his brilliance raised him above the ruck / the children resembled a fairy herd

Hypernyms ("ruck" is a kind of...):

concourse; multitude; throng (a large gathering of people)


Sense 2ruck [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Synonyms:

pucker; ruck

Hypernyms ("ruck" is a kind of...):

bend; crease; crimp; flexure; fold; plication (an angular or rounded shape made by folding)


RUCK (verb)


Sense 1ruck [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become wrinkled or drawn together

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

ruck; ruck up; pucker

Context example:

her lips puckered

Hypernyms (to "ruck" is one way to...):

crease; crinkle; crisp; ruckle; scrunch; scrunch up; wrinkle (make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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