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Tuckered out

Posted by R. Berg on March 23, 2007

In Reply to: Tuckered out posted by William VanSkike on March 23, 2007

: Origin and meaning of the phrase "tuckered out"

Meaning: tired, fatigued. Colloquial, U.S. (and, I believe, more rural than urban). Possibly related to English dialectal "tucked up," exhausted from overwork. ~rb