Tackers vs Tuckers - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between tackers and tuckers
is that tackers
is while tuckers
As a verb tuckers is
To tire out or exhaust a person or animal.
* tucker out
(countable) One who or that which tucks.
* 1914 , US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Conciliation, Arbitration, and Sanitation in the Dress and Waist Industry of New York City'', ''Bulletin of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. 145 ,
*:: Discrimination. Firm, after having had a long controversy with its tuckers', laid off the whole tucking department for a week. Union maintained it was a clear case cf discrimination against the ' tuckers on account of the recent controversy.
- Nature of Grievance:
*:: Complaint of the union was sustained. Tuckers were paid the amount of money they were deprived of through being discriminated against, $158.90.
(uncountable, colloquial, Australia, New Zealand) Food.
* bush tucker
* best bib and tucker
* tucker fucker
(countable) Lace or a piece of cloth in the neckline of a dress.
* 1847 , ,
- “And, ma?am,” he continued, “the laundress tells me some of the girls have two clean tuckers in the week: it is too much; the rules limit them to one.”
* 1869 , , 1903,
- “I think I can explain that circumstance, sir. Agnes and Catherine Johnstone were invited to take tea with some friends at Lowton last Thursday, and I gave them leave to put on clean tuckers for the occasion.”
(obsolete) A fuller; one who fulls cloth.
- “Now let us go home, and never mind Aunt March to-day. We can run down there any time, and it?s really a pity to trail through the dust in our best bibs and tuckers , when we are tired and cross.”