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English

Etymology

Old English sūcan

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to suck

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to suck (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To use the mouth to pull in liquid substances for ingestion or to perform a similar act on solid material without ingestion.
  2. 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.
  3. (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.
  4. 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.

Synonyms

  • (3, 4 above) To blow

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Noun

suck

  1. a sycophant

Quotations

  • 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)

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for suck Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative suck sucken suckar suckarna
Genitive sucks suckens suckars suckarnas

suck c.

  1. sigh; a deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration

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