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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A low bed to be slid under a higher bed v. - Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; Yield to out of weakness.

Usage examples (36)
  • Don't truckle to unreasonable demands.
  • "I suppose that's what they call a truckle-bed," he mused.
  • Oh lord how they'd chuckle if babes in their truckle
  • We have no opposition party to fear nor to truckle to. for more
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