[ UK /tɹˈʌkə‍l/ ]
  1. yield to out of weakness
  2. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    He is always kowtowing to his boss
  1. a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
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How To Use truckle In A Sentence

  • Plenty of crusty bread and a big salad with a simplified cheese board, such as a whole Brie and a small truckle of Cheddar, will go down better than a pudding.
  • I hate to truckle to my superiors.
  • At twenty, though obliged to trudge on foot from town to town, and country to country, paying for a supper and a bed by a tune on the flute, everything pleased, everything was good; a truckle bed in a garret was a conch of down, and the homely fare of the peasant a feast fit for an epicure. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith
  • Out on the road, the Juke is a strange sprite of a trucklet: diminutive, determined, loud, eager, winsome, but — given its dinky wheelbase, stiff antiroll bars, dearth of wheel travel and oddly discombobulated roll axes and center of gravity — also a trifle uncoordinated. Nissan's Jazzy Juke, Imperfect on Purpose
  • A Vacherin Mont d'Or with some really good crackers is hard not to like, as is a Stilton or a truckle of English cheddar. In the Mood for Stuff You Can Burn, Eat or Read
  • “Let those whose servility of soul qualified them for the menial task truckle to the Executive,” he declared. A Country of Vast Designs
  • There were three blankets upon three raised beds---one large and old, the other two little more than truckle beds. STARDUST
  • Each truckle of cheese is covered in a wax coating.
  • Britons, fortified by a much more active, muscular liberalism, would no longer truckle to politically correct notions of passive tolerance," says the Prime Minister. Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy: The Politics Of Islamophobia In Britain
  • Elsewhere in the city last Saturday, a double blade cutting machine and small drill were nicked from a van parked in Ballytruckle.
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