What does ruck mean?

Definitions for ruckrʌk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ruck.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruck, herd(noun)

    a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

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

  2. pucker, ruck(noun)

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

  3. pucker, ruck, ruck up(verb)

    become wrinkled or drawn together

    "her lips puckered"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruck(noun)

    a roc

  2. Ruck

    to draw into wrinkles or unsightly folds; to crease; as, to ruck up a carpet

  3. Ruck(verb)

    a wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework

  4. Ruck(verb)

    to cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs

  5. Ruck(noun)

    a heap; a rick

  6. Ruck(noun)

    the common sort, whether persons or things; as, the ruck in a horse race

  7. Origin: [Icel. hrukka. Cf. Ruck, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ruck

    ruk, n. a wrinkle, fold, or crease.—v.t. to wrinkle, to crease: to annoy, ruffle.—v.i. to have a folded, wrinkled, or ridgy surface. [Ice. hrukka, a wrinkle.]

  2. Ruck

    ruk, v.i. to squat: to crouch down: to cower: to huddle together.—v.t. to perch, to roost.

  3. Ruck

    ruk, n. a crowd: a press: the common run: trash, nonsense.—v.t. to gather in heaps. [Prob. Scand.; Old Sw. ruka, a heap.]

  4. Ruck

    ruk, n. a small heifer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruck in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Staff Sgt. Raven Barbieri:

    They ask, ‘How do I pack my ruck better?’.

  2. Staff Sgt. Raven Barbieri:

    They want to know how to run faster, they ask, ‘How do I pack my ruck better?’.

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