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 suck suck

noun

  • ( ) the act of sucking  ( suck, sucking, suction )
    the act of sucking
  • verb

  • ( ) draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth  ( suck )
    draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
     suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
     suck on a straw
    suck on a straw
     the baby sucked on the mother's breast
    the baby sucked on the mother's breast
  • ( ) draw something in by or as if by a vacuum  ( suck )
    draw something in by or as if by a vacuum
     Mud was sucking at her feet
    Mud was sucking at her feet
  • give suck to  ( breastfeed, give suck, lactate, nurse, suck, suckle, wet-nurse )
    give suck to
     The wetnurse suckled the infant
    The wetnurse suckled the infant
     You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places
    You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places
  • take in, also metaphorically  ( absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up )
    take in, also metaphorically
     The sponge absorbs water well
    The sponge absorbs water well
     She drew strength from the minister's words
    She drew strength from the minister's words
  • provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation  ( blow, fellate, go down on, suck )
    provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  • be inadequate or objectionable  ( blow, suck )
    be inadequate or objectionable
     this sucks!
    this sucks!
     this blows!
    this blows!
  • attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.  ( suck, suck in )
    attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
     The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad
    The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad


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