sucking


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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 balls

vulgar slang To be remarkably bad, unpleasant, disappointing, or upsetting. 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.
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
References in periodicals archive ?
In a release issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, experts said that Thrips is a tiny sucking pest and its attack turns leaf curly and leave a silver colour layer on part of the leaves.
They said that thrips was the smallest insect among all juice sucking insects whereas white fly harms the cotton crop the most.
When controlled for other factors that could affect the risk of developing allergy, such as allergy in the parents and delivery by Caesarean section, the beneficial effect of parental sucking on the pacifier remained.
A vowel sound was played until a newborn stopped sucking for at least one second.
In addition it is not unusual for babies to continue thumb sucking long into childhood, causing significant problems with the erupting adult teeth.
This helps them adapt to the sucking maneuver well.
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.
Sucking habits such as pacifier use, finger sucking and bottle feeding are associated with speech disorders in pre-school children, a study has found.
The primary focus of What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold is five different key strategy young people can use--blocking the habit, keeping one's hands or mouth busy with some other more favorable activity, using some activity that involved the same motion (such as sucking water through a sip cub instead of sucking one's thumb), applying a "wake-up" activity to jazz up the daily routine in the part of body associated with the habit (like gargling with mouthwash instead of engaging in a chewing habit), and learning constructive ways to release tension, like laughter or singing.
Children ordinarily stop sucking their thumb or fingers by the age of five or six.
I started sucking up and sucking up, and now I'm basically down to no room at all.
Ross Perot, one of the strongest political third-party presidential candidates of the twentieth century, during his 1992 campaign predicted a "giant sucking sound" bringing down the U.
Simply called a Cigarette Sucking Machine, the new pounds 700 vacuum does "exactly what it says on the tin" according to Gary Pittaway, operations manager for CV One.
Parker's NutCracked incorporates funny bits from his repertoire, including dancers stomping on bubble wrap and two men sucking each other's thumbs.