suck [suk]
[ME suken < OE sucan, akin to Ger saugen < IE * seuk-, *seug- < base * seu-, damp, juice > SUP1, L sucus, juice, sugere, to suck]
a) to draw (liquid) into the mouth by creating a vacuum or partial vacuum with the lips, cheeks, and tongue
b) to draw up (water, oil, etc.) by the action of a pump
2. to take up or in by or as by sucking; absorb, inhale, etc. [to suck air into the lungs]
3. to suck liquid from (a breast, fruit, etc.)
4. to hold (candy, ice, etc.) in the mouth and lick so as to dissolve and consume
5. to place (the thumb, a pencil, etc.) in the mouth and draw on as if sucking
6. to bring into a specified state by sucking [to suck an orange dry]
7. [Vulgar Slang] to perform fellatio on
1. to draw in water, air, etc. by creating a partial vacuum
2. to suck milk from the breast or udder
3. to hold something in the mouth and lick or draw on it: used with on or at [to suck on a piece of ice, sucking away at his pipe]
4. to make a sound or movement of sucking
5. to draw in air instead of liquid: said of a faulty pump
6. Slang to be contemptible or very unsatisfying, as because of low quality [this show sucks]
1. the act of sucking; sucking action or force; suction
2. a sound or movement of sucking
a) something drawn in by sucking
b) Informal the amount sucked at one time; sip
suck in
1. to compress and pull inward [to suck in one's belly]
2. Slang to take advantage of; swindle, etc.
suck up (to)
Slang to flatter or fawn (on) ingratiatingly

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