American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To draw (liquid) into the mouth by movements of the tongue and lips that create suction.
- v. To draw in by establishing a partial vacuum: a cleaning device that sucks up dirt.
- v. To draw in by or as if by a current in a fluid.
- v. To draw or pull as if by suction: teenagers who are sucked into a life of crime.
- v. To draw nourishment through or from: suck a baby bottle.
- v. To hold, moisten, or maneuver (a sweet, for example) in the mouth.
- v. Vulgar Slang To perform fellatio on.
- v. To draw something in by or as if by suction: felt the drain starting to suck.
- v. To draw nourishment; suckle.
- v. To make a sound caused by suction.
- v. Vulgar Slang To be disgustingly disagreeable or offensive.
- n. The act or sound of sucking.
- n. Suction.
- n. Something drawn in by sucking.
- suck in To take advantage of; cheat; swindle.
- suck up Slang To behave obsequiously; fawn.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw into the mouth by action of the lips and tongue which produces a partial vacuum.
- To draw something from with the mouth; specifically, to draw milk from.
- To draw in or imbibe by any process; inhale; absorb: usually with in, out, away, etc.: as, to suck in air; a sponge sucks in water.
- To draw or drain.
- To draw in, as a whirlpool; swallow up; in-gulf.
- To draw in or obtain by fraudulent devices; soak.
- To cheat; deceive; take in.
- To draw fluid into the mouth; draw by producing a vacuum, as with a tube.
- To draw milk from a teat: said of the young of a mammal.
- To draw air when the water is low or the valve imperfect: said of a pump.
- n. Suction by the mouth or in any way; the act of sucking; a sucking force.
- n. Nourishment drawn from the breast.
- n. A small draught.
- n. Rum or liquor of some kind.
- n. Same as sucket, 1.
- n. Juice; succulence.
- n. Canada A weak, self-pitying person; a person who won't go along, especially out of spite; a crybaby or sore loser.
- n. A sycophant, especially a child.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid to rush in by atmospheric pressure; to draw, or apply force to, by exhausting the air.
- v. To draw liquid from by the action of the mouth; ; specifically, to draw milk from (the mother, the breast, etc.) with the mouth.
- v. To draw in, or imbibe, by any process resembles sucking; to inhale; to absorb.
- v. To draw or drain.
- v. To draw in, as a whirlpool; to swallow up.
- v. To draw, or attempt to draw, something by suction, as with the mouth, or through a tube.
- v. To draw milk from the breast or udder.
- v. To draw in; to imbibe; to partake.
- v. colloq. To be objectionable, of very poor quality, or offensive.
- n. The act of drawing with the mouth.
- n. That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking; specifically, mikl drawn from the breast.
- n. colloq. A small draught.
- n. obsolete Juice; succulence.
- v. provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
- v. draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
- n. the act of sucking
- v. take in, also metaphorically
- v. draw something in by or as if by a vacuum
- v. be inadequate or objectionable
- v. attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
- v. give suck to
- Middle English souken, suken, from Old English sūcan ("to suck"), from Proto-Germanic *sūkanan, *sūganan (“to suck, suckle”), from Proto-Indo-European *seug-, *sug-, *suk-. Cognate with Scots souke ("to suck"), obsolete Dutch zuiken ("to suck"). Akin also to Old English sūgan ("to suck"), West Frisian sûge, sûgje ("to suck"), Dutch zuigen ("to suck"), German saugen ("to suck"), Swedish suga ("to suck"), Icelandic sjúga ("to suck"), Latin sugō ("suck"), Welsh sugno ("suck"). Related to soak. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English suken, from Old English sūcan; see seuə-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“There's a helephant coming, and you can hear the _suck, suck, suck_ of his feet in the mud plainer and plainer.”
“_Plosh, plosh, suck, suck_ of the elephants 'feet went on in the same monotonous way.”
“Now it is ready to once again suck the water out of more hapless slugs.”
“I think the reason that I am not cooler is that coolness is finite and people like Justin suck up more than their fair share.”
“The Republicans in California and Texas are envious of red states like Alabama, Alabama, South Carolina, Kentucky, ect., whose Republican run governments suck from the teat of the federal government.”
“I mean come on labels suck is the gist of your argument, but I hear Olmos touting Latinos regularly, and guess what.”
“Unlike many liberals who suck from the government tit, I have not only one job but two, and in fact have partnered in several other endeavors some of which have been successful and some not so (it is called entrepreneurship).”
“Ironic that my single-biggest time-suck is Lifehacker, and you're helping me browse less.”
“Alec is a Great actor, but while he is a great actor his politics just plain suck, as do alot of other actors views.”
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