suck down

Also found in: Dictionary.

suck someone or something down

[for a vacuum or water currents] to pull someone or something downward. The savage currents sucked the swimmers down to their death. The current sucked down the floating trees.
See also: down, suck
References in periodicals archive ?
I used to trudge down to the airport on rainy mornings and suck down a briefing cold.
Mind you, with a cornet you could bite off the bottom and suck down the ice-cream until it came out at the end.
Though each four-inch-long Mexican free-tail weighs only as much as two quarters, the whole colony can suck down 20 tons of moths, weevils, stinkbugs, and other insects in a single night, traveling up to 100 miles before returning at dawn.
I needed to suck down half a packet of Marlboro Lights to recover from that shocking news.
Given a warm day, you will see some of the biggest fish in the loch dimpling the water as they suck down emerging midges.
And along with their counterparts in the White House reporting pool, what they like is comfort food: Musicals are instant puddings they can suck down without chewing.
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 1996--Belly up to the bar and suck down those delicious raw Gulf Coast oysters without fear, thanks to three Louisiana entrepreneurs whose treatment process has earned the support of the U.
Sometimes bass quietly suck down a frog, so when the white disappears, it's time to cross someone's eyes.