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suck the big one

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. Well, that movie sucked the big one. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks the big one, so I'm taking an intro to chemistry course instead.
See also: big, one, suck

suck a big one

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. Well, that movie sucked a big one. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks a big one, so I'm taking an intro to chemistry course instead.
See also: big, one, suck

(go) suck a egg

An expression of anger, scorn, or disdain. Primarily heard in US, Canada. Charles: "You never do any chores around the house, you just leave them for the rest of us!" Sam: "Oh, go suck a egg, Charles! I don't have to listen to your crap." I can't believe you told your teacher to suck a egg after she yelled at you.
See also: egg, suck

(go) suck a lemon

An expression of anger, scorn, or disdain. Primarily heard in US, Canada. Charles: "You never do any chores around the house, you just leave them for the rest of us!" Sam: "Oh, go suck a lemon, Charles! I don't have to listen to your crap." I can't believe you told your teacher to suck a lemon after she yelled at you.
See also: lemon, suck

suck ass

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. Well, that movie sucked ass. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks ass, so I'm taking an Intro to Chemistry course instead.
See also: ass, suck

suck up

1. verb To draw something upward or into something through the use of suction. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "up." A vacuum cleaner uses an air pump to expel air out from the rear, and it's this low internal air pressure that allows it to suck up dirt and small objects. Just suck the rest of the soda up through the straw.
2. verb By extension, to gather, collect, or draw in a great amount of people or things, especially very quickly, eagerly, or zealously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "up." We'll need to suck up as many talented people as we can to get this project off to a good start. The giant company has been sucking up all our business ever since it opened last fall. She spends her nights in the library, sucking as much information up as she can.
3. verb, slang To habitually offer flattery in the hope of gaining favor; to behave sycophantically. Stop sucking up to try to get an A. Just study like everyone else.
4. noun, slang A person who habitually offers flattery in the hope of gaining favor; a sycophant. In this usage, the phrase is usually hyphenated or spelled as one word. Billy is always complimenting the teacher on her hair. What a suck-up.
See also: suck, up

suck balls

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. "Balls" is a vulgar slang term for testicles. Well, that movie sucked balls. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks balls, so I'm taking an Intro to Chemistry course instead.
See also: ball, suck

suck cock

1. vulgar slang To perform oral sex on a male. "Cock" is a vulgar slang term for the penis.
2. vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. Well, that movie sucked cock. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks cock, so I'm taking an Intro to Chemistry course instead.
See also: cock, suck

suck donkey balls

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. Well, that movie sucked donkey balls. I wish I could get my money back! Yeah, I heard that class sucks donkey balls, so I'm taking an Intro to Chemistry course instead.
See also: ball, donkey, suck

suck the kumara

To fail in some way. Primarily heard in New Zealand. If I don't turn this paper in on time, I'll really suck the kumara.
See also: suck

suck (someone or something) dry

To take all of the resources that another person or thing has available. This phrase is often applied to money. Paying for my kids' education is just sucking me dry. I hope I'll still be able to afford retirement some day! Overhead costs are sucking our business dry. We need to come up with a different way of doing things.
See also: dry, suck

suck in

1. To physically pull someone or something in (to or toward something) through the force of suction. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "in." My cat is terrified of the vacuum cleaner, even though it's certainly not strong enough to suck him in. Don't suck in on the straw so hard, could choke on something.
2. To draw or contract something inward in a way that resembles suction. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "in." You don't need to suck your gut in around me, Tom. The animal sucks its arms and legs in to become almost perfectly round.
3. To cause someone to become involved or embroiled (in something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "in." Don't try to suck me in—I've got enough problems of my own to deal with! I was only supposed to be an advisor to the project, but I kept getting sucked further and further in.
4. To interest or intrigue someone so as to fully engage them (in something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "in." Her latest novel will suck you in as soon as you start reading, I promise. I wasn't really enjoying it too much for the first few episodes, but the shows been slowly sucking me in.
5. To con, swindle, or deceive someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "in." The get-rich-quick guru sucked in tens of thousands of people for nearly $3 million, almost all of which is still unaccounted for by authorities. I can't believe you let that sleazy sales rep suck you in like that—you didn't even want a new television!
See also: suck

suck off

vulgar slang To perform fellatio on a man. A noun or pronoun is usually used between "suck" and "off."
See also: off, suck

suck (one) dry

1. To be physically, mentally, or emotionally exhausting. I'm sorry I'm not more responsive when I get home, it's just that work has been sucking me dry lately. I cried so much reading this novel that I felt like it had sucked me dry by the time I finished.
2. To deplete the entirety of one's resources. I don't have any more cash for you to spend at the arcade—you sucked me dry! The expensive and debt-riddled mobile phone company they acquired ended up sucking the business dry over the course of the next five years.
3. vulgar slang To perform fellatio on a man beyond the point of orgasm.
See also: dry, suck

suck up to (one)

To seek the approval, attention, or support of others, especially superiors, through abject subservience, flattery, or fawning. I'm not doing well at all in math this year, so it seems like sucking up to the teacher is my only hope for a good grade! Don't suck up to me with chocolates and sweet talk—just tell me what you want!
See also: suck, up

cocksucking

Describing someone regarded as vile or detestable. I don't want to see your cocksucking face ever again.

suck brew(s)

slang To drink beer. One of the best things about summer is firing up the barbecue and sucking some brews on a hot, sunny day. The only thing that old drunk is good as is sucking brew.
See also: suck

suck down

1. To pull someone or something downward and into something as due to a current of water or the force of gravity. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "down." The drain sucked down all the water from the bath. Be careful—the current out there can suck you down in a split second.
2. To drink something very quickly or hastily. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "down." You need to stop sucking down those beers, or you're going to be wasted by 9 o'clock! Let me just suck this coffee down before we leave.
3. To form a seal (on someone or something) due to the force of a vacuum. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "down." As the heated contents cool, the air is driven out and the lid sucks down on the rim of the jar, forming an airtight seal. When an octopus flexes certain muscles, it causes suckers on its arms to suck down on whatever (or whomever) it is trying to grasp.
See also: down, suck

suck face

slang Of two people, to kiss passionately and for a long period of time; to make out. The term is especially used to portray the act as distasteful to observe or as being performed crudely. I refuse to go to a movie with them again. All they did was suck face through the whole thing! It's a favorite spot where high school and college couples come to park their cars and suck face.
See also: face, suck

suck from (something)

1. To create a vacuum on the other end of a particular apparatus in order to draw something through it. The doctors had to wire his jaw shut to let it heal, so he'll be sucking from a straw for the foreseeable future. A vacuum cleaner uses an air pump to expel air out from the rear, and it sucks from the hose on the front as a result of this low internal air pressure.
2. To draw something through some apparatus by creating a vacuum on the other end of it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "from." It's always weird to me when people suck beer from a straw. The machine sucks particulates through a nozzle on the top.
3. To draw something out of some space or container by creating a vacuum on the other end of a narrow opening or apparatus. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "from." The purifier sucks dust from the air and traps it in a filter that you can clean or replace. He was caught sucking gasoline from parked cars around the city.
See also: suck

suck hind tit

1. Of an animal in a litter, to get the least amount of milk from the mother. The weakest animals end up sucking hind tit, and that ends up stunting their growth for the rest of their lives.
2. To be last or nearly last in an order or ranking. Our team has been sucking hind tit in the division all season. There's no way they'll make the playoffs! They once led the pack when it came to mobile phone sales, but they're sucking hind tit in recent years.
3. To receive smallest, least valuable, or least wanted part or portion of something. Our department always sucks hind tit when it comes to budgets. I'm really low on the totem pole at the newspaper, so while everyone else gets really interesting assignments, I always end up sucking hind tit.
See also: hind, suck, tit

suck suds

slang To drink beer. One of the best things about summer is firing up the barbecue and sucking some suds on a hot, sunny day. The only thing that old drunk is good as is sucking suds.
See also: suck, suds

suck under

To pull or draw someone under the surface of some body of liquid, especially due to the force of a current or low water pressure. A noun or pronoun can be used between "suck" and "under." The tides on these shores have sucked under far too many people, so we don't allow swimming here at all anymore. Contrary to pop culture and popular belief, it is extremely unlikely that quicksand will suck you under to your death. Though he was a very capable swimmer, the waves kept sucking him under and he drowned.
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sucky

rude slang Very poor; not good at all; exceptionally displeasing, unfortunate, or undesirable. Based on the slang meaning of the verb "suck." That was a pretty sucky thing to do to someone you called your friend. A: "I'm sorry, but the charge is non-refundable." B: "Well, that's really sucky!"

suck

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.

suck someone in

 and take someone in
to deceive someone. I try to shop carefully so that no one can take me in. I think that someone sucked in both of them. I don't know why they bought this car.
See also: suck

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

suck someone or something under

[for a current or waves] to pull someone or something beneath the surface of the water. The strong rip tide almost sucked me under! It almost sucked our boat under.
See also: suck

suck someone's hind tit

Sl. to be forced to do someone's bidding no matter how unpleasant or impossible. (Fig. on the idea of the last of a litter of animals to get its mother's milk. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) What am I supposed to dosuck his hind tit? She acts like everybody has to suck her hind tit to keep their jobs.
See also: hind, suck, tit

suck something in

 
1. Lit. to draw something into one's mouth by sucking. She sucked the milk shake in so hard she nearly collapsed the straw. Liz sucked in the fresh air.
2. Fig. to draw in one's belly, gut, or stomach. Suck that belly in! Suck in that gut!
See also: suck

suck something up

to pick something up by suction, as with a vacuum cleaner, or through a straw. Will this vacuum suck all this dirt up? The vacuum cleaner sucked up all the dirt.
See also: suck, up

suck in

1. Also, suck into. Draw into a course of action, as in They sucked me into helping them raise money. [Second half of 1700s]
2. Take advantage of, cheat, swindle, as in That used-car salesman sure sucked in my uncle and aunt. This usage employs suck in the sense of "take in." [First half of 1800s]
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suck in

v.
1. To draw or pull something in by or as if by suction: The pump occasionally sucks in dirt. The filter sucks air in through a vent. I sucked in my stomach so I would look thinner.
2. To take advantage of someone; cheat or swindle someone: The greedy lawyer sucked us in with false promises. This scam sucks in many unsuspecting tourists.
See also: suck

suck off

v. Vulgar Slang
To perform fellatio on someone.
See also: off, suck

suck up

v.
1. To draw or pull something in by or as if by suction: I sucked up the soda through a straw. There was a lot of dirt on the floor, but the vacuum cleaner sucked it up quickly.
2. Slang To suppress some pain or emotion: I thought that job was beneath me, but I really needed the money, so I sucked up my pride and accepted it. I know the pain you're feeling is intense, but you have to suck it up until we get to the hospital!
3. Slang suck up to To behave obsequiously; fawn: I was unable to ask any good questions in class without my peers saying that I was sucking up to the teacher.
See also: suck, up

cocksucking

mod. despicable; contemptible. (Usually objectionable.) Get your goddamn cocksucking foot outa my doorway!

suck

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.

suck face

tv. to kiss. (see also swap spits.) The kid said he was going out to suck face. It sounds awful.
See also: face, suck

suck suds

verb
See also: suck, suds

sucky

mod. poor; undesirable. This is the suckiest movie I ever saw.
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The average number of eggs of different sucking pests except mites was significantly different at site-I (Table II).
"We found that parental pacifier sucking was linked to suppressed IgE levels beginning around 10 months, and continued through 18 months," said study co-author Edward Zoratti.
It is a fine oromotor behavior that affords the infant readiness skills to produce the more challenging suck-swallow-breathe pattern associated with nutritive sucking [32-35].
The sucking process is observed early at 29 weeks of intrauterine life and is the first muscle coordination activity of the child [8].
"If a child's feeding habits are not regular, the child could possibly develop the habit of thumb sucking as a reflection of his hunger.
And as for the critics who claim that sucking a dummy may interfere with the alignment of teeth, the same applies to thumb sucking which, in my book, is also to be encouraged.
In preterm infants, the sucking reflex is often not present at birth and an infant's ability to suck may not be sufficient to sustain adequate nutrition through feeding by mouth.
Detailed history and examination revealed that the patient had digit sucking habit.
Cotton jassid, whitefly and thrips are important sucking insect pests in cotton fields in the Punjab, Pakistan.
ON leading Argentina to the World Cup with a late win over Uruguay Diego Maradona said: "To those who did not believe, now suck my d*** - I'm sorry ladies for my words - and keep on sucking it.
Sucking habits such as pacifier use, finger sucking and bottle feeding are associated with speech disorders in pre-school children, a study has found.
A direct relationship between short breastfeeding duration and increased prevalence of non-nutritive sucking habits, especially pacifier use, has been reported.
2 : a part of an animal's body used for sucking or for clinging by suction
Written by clinical child psychologist Dawn Huebner, Ph.D., What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold is a handy, softcover consumable book with black-and-white illustrations designed to help young people ages six to twelve overcome hard-to-stop habits like nail biting, thumb sucking, hair twirling, scab picking, and shirt chewing.