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English noun: ruck

1. ruck (group) a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

SamplesHis brilliance raised him above the ruck.
The children resembled a fairy herd.


Broader (hypernym)concourse, multitude, throng

2. ruck (shape) an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)


Broader (hypernym)bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication

English verb: ruck

1. ruck (contact) become wrinkled or drawn together

SamplesHer lips puckered.

Synonymspucker, ruck up

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle

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