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It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!May Sarton
Old English sūcan
- Rhymes: -ʌk
Third person singular
- To use the mouth to pull in liquid substances for ingestion or to perform a similar act on solid material without ingestion.
- To draw into, by any means, with an attractive force, usually without direct contact. Used to describe the effect of negative pressure allowing atmospheric pressure to push air in, as occurs with breathing, drinking and vacuum cleaning.
- (colloquial) Term of general disparagement, to indicate that the subject or situation is unfortunately or unreasonably objectionable, and has no redeeming qualities. With at, indicates a particular area of deficiency.
- You're great at baseball, but you suck at golf.
- This situation sucks.
- To perform fellatio; with "off" means to perform fellatio culminating in ejaculation.
- Come on, bitch, suck it.
- You know you want to suck me off.
- (3, 4 above) To blow
to use the mouth to pull in liquid substances for ingestion or to perform a similar act on solid material without ingestion
colloquial: term of general disparagement
colloquial: with at, indicates a particular area of deficiency
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- 1916: "You are McGlade's suck." - James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, 23)
- 1970: "...(The Rum Diary) has a few very high points...but as a novel, it sucks." - Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in America (Simon and Schuster, hardcover, pg. 251)
|Inflection for suck||Singular||Plural|
- sigh; a deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration
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