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1. rude slang To be very poor, inferior, or worthless. Wow, that movie really sucked! This place sucks—can we go home yet? Boo! You guys suck! Get off the stage!
2. rude slang To be displeasing, unfortunate, or undesirable. A: "I'm sorry, but the charge is non-refundable." B: "Well, that really sucks!" I know this situation sucks, but we've just got to deal with it the best we can.

That sucks.

 and It sucks.
Sl. That is worthless. Yuck! That sucks! This meat loaf is terrible. It sucks.
See also: suck, that


1. and suction n. liquor; wine; beer; strong drink. How about a little glass of suck before we leave?
2. and suck something up tv. to drink beer or liquor. Yeah, I’ll suck one up with ya.
3. in. [for someone or something] to be bad or undesirable. This movie sucks!
4. and suction n. influence. He thinks he has suck, but he’s just a pain in the neck.

That sucks

and It sucks
in. That is worthless. This meat loaf is terrible. It sucks.
See also: suck, that
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The baby starts off with a lot of extraneous movements, jaw compressions, disorganized suck.
That way they can suck up their blood meal without the blood clotting.
However, not all children who suck their thumbs or pacifiers will alter their bite.
During the study, it was noted that 4 of the 6 female participants continued to suck strongly for several minutes past the 14 minute time limit for data collection, while 4 of the 6 male participants ceased to suck and appeared asleep by minutes 13-14 of data collection.
William Cadogan was the most explicit in describing common practice in the middle of the eighteenth century: "The child as soon as it is born, is taken from the mother, and not suffered to suck till the milk comes of itself, but is either fed with stronge and improper things, or put to suck some other woman, whose milk flowing in a full stream, overpowers the new-born infant, that has not yet learned to swallow.
Like Bang and Suck, its filled with athleticism and jokes and is accompanied by sounds made on and by the dancers' bodies.
Five days a week, the volunteers would suck air forcefully through a training apparatus 60 times while their noses were pinched closed.
Mechanics, repeated Black Hawk engine start-ups suck air into the APU.
But these teeth aren't designed for chewing; they spear the prey as the shark readies to suck it down whole.
A former editor at Suck, Mother Jones, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cox was recently hired--and fired--as a senior editor at the liberal monthly The American Prospect.
MORE and more Irish people are having a little suck to boost their appearance.
Children who suck their thumb are more likely to suffer tooth decay and may permanently alter the position of their adult teeth, according to a report.
The book offers 32 examples of the rants, essays, and parodies of pop culture that have gained Suck accolades from Rolling Stone ("like Spy magazine--the old Spy magazine--for the computer age"), The Economist ("An outpouring of delightful vituperation"), and the New Yorker ("enchantingly despicable media go-betweens").
One: grad school sucks, unless, or until, you suck too.
This new piece of US research claimed that toddlers who use dummies or suck their fingers are three times more likely to suffer from speech impediments.