Suck appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- "Eda, Emil's red roses suck!" Cal Black cusses, orders tram.
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Definition of the noun suck
What does suck mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: sucks
- the act of sucking
Alternative definition of the noun suck
- [Canada] A weak, self-pitying person; a person who won't go along, especially out of spite; a crybaby or sore loser.
- synonym: sook
- [chiefly Canada] A sycophant, especially a child.
- synonym: sooky baby
Definition of the verb suck
What does suck mean as a doing word?
Suck is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: sucked | sucking | sucks
- draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
- examples: suck the poison from the place where the snake bit | suck on a straw | the baby sucked on the mother's breast
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Agent - being] [Verb] Cynthia ate | Cynthia drank | Cynthia nibbled | Cynthia sipped Verbs of Ingesting: lap, sip, slurp [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] Cynthia ate the peach | Cynthia devoured the pizza | Cynthia drank the wine | Cynthia gobbled the pizza | Cynthia nibbled the carrot | Cynthia quaffed her mead | Cynthia sipped the drink | Cynthia swilled the beverage [Agent - being] [Verb] from [Patient] Cynthia sipped from the drink [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] at [Source] Brian wiped at the counter Verbs of Removing: bail, dab, dust, erase, lick, pluck, prune, rinse, rub, scour, scrape, scratch, scrub, squeeze, strip, suction, swab, sweep, wash, wear, wipe [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Source] Brian wiped the counter | Carla shoveled the walk [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] Barry Cryer erased the writing [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] Brian wiped the fingerprints from the counter | Carla shoveled the snow from the walk | Doug removed the smudges from the tabletop
- lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
- more generic words: drink / imbibe = take in liquids
- draw something in by or as if by a vacuum
- attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
- be inadequate or objectionable
- provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
- take in, also metaphorically
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of suck: absorb / draw / imbibe / soak up / sop up / suck up / take in / take up
- more specific terms:
- give suck to
Alternative definition of the verb suck
- [transitive] To use the mouth and lips to pull in (a liquid, especially milk from the breast). [definition from 9th c.]
- [intransitive] To perform such an action; to feed from a breast or teat. [definition from 11th c.]
- [transitive] To put the mouth or lips to (a breast, a mother etc.) to draw in milk. [definition from 11th c.]
- synonyms: (3
- [transitive] To extract, draw in (a substance) from or out of something. [definition from 14th c.]
- [transitive] To work the lips and tongue on (an object) to extract moisture or nourishment; to absorb (something) in the mouth. [definition from 14th c.]
- [transitive] To pull (something) in a given direction, especially without direct contact. [definition from 17th c.]
- To perform fellatio. [definition from 20th c.]
- [intransitive, slang] To be inferior or objectionable: a general term of disparagement, sometimes used with at to indicate a particular area of deficiency. [definition from 20th c.]
Phrases with suck
Phrases starting with the word suck:
- suck in
- Suck It
- suck up
- Suck Ass
- Suck Off
- suck out
- Suck Cock
- Suck Face
- suck into
- Suck Tits
- Suck Balls
- Suck It Up
- Suck Rocks
- Suck a Lemon
- Suck My Cock
Phrase ending with the word suck:
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"Suck" is a 2009 rock-and-roll vampire black comedy film starring, written and directed by Rob Stefaniuk. Stefaniuk stars alongside Canadian actress Jessica Paré, Nicole de Boer, Malcolm McDowell and rock legends Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins, Moby and Alex Lifeson of Rush. Production took place in and around Toronto in late 2008.
- country: Canada
- language: English Language
- producers: Robin Crumley & Jeff Rogers
- written by Rob Stefaniuk
- Malcolm McDowell as Eddie Van Helsing
- Iggy Pop as Victor
- Jessica Paré as Jennifer
- Paul Anthony as Tyler
- Rob Stefaniuk as Joey
- Mike Lobel as Sam
- Dave Foley as Jeff
- Henry Rollins as Rockin' Roger
- Carole Pope as Club Bouncer
- Alex Lifeson as Border Guard
- Moby as Beef
- Dimitri Coats as Queeny
- Alice Cooper as Bartender
- Chris Ratz as Hugo
- Barbara Mamabolo as Danielle
- Nicole de Boer as Susan
- Calico Cooper as Barmaid
- Danny Smith as Jerry
- Adam Kenneth Wilson as Vamp
- Anand Rajaram as Pill Popper
- Joe Pingue as Bouncer #3
- Chris Barry as Toronto Club Sound Man
- Rico Scuotto as Bouncer #1
- Janson Aslin as Bouncer #2
- Thalia Stefaniuk as Diner Patron #1
- Caleigh Barker as Diner Patron #2
- cinematography by D. Gregor Hegey
- edited by Michele Conroy
- music by John Kastner
- genres: Horror, Cult film, Musical, Horror comedy, Musical comedy, Comedy
- rating: 14A (Canada), R (USA)
- released on (4 years ago)
- official website: suckthemovie.com
- "Suck" is a composition.
- "Suck" is a musical EP of Skold.
- released on
Suck were a rock band who were part of South Africa's first wave of hard rock titled, the "Big Heavies." The group lasted eight months between 1970 to 1971 in which they recorded their lone LP, Time to Suck. It was later released in America in 2009. They were also one of the earliest groups to cover Black Sabbath. In March 2007 they were featured in an article in Classic Rock magazine titled, "The Lost Pioneers of Heavy Metal" where they were referred to as "acidpunk metal".
- genres: Heavy metal, Acid rock, Hard rock, Rock music
- album: "Time to Suck"
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for suck
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Slam Dunks and No-Brainers (2006)
Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and Like ... Whatever by Leslie Savan
t— suck means lots of things, including fellatio, and is integral...
Congressional edition (1895)
by United States. Congress
The Suck is the name commonly applied to the several rapids and shoals where the river windsin a tortuous route through the mountains below Chattanooga, covering a distance of 8.5 miles, in which the fall is 1G.5 feet. The obstructions ...
Always More Than One (2013)
Individuation’s Dance by Erin Manning
A first suck is a revelation. A fifth suck is a comfort. Suck six is its own satisfying variation on comfort. Depending on exactly how each event transpires and what else is present that may inflect it (a glance at a caregiver's face, the soft brush of a ...
State of Ireland ; 
The River Suck is a splendid river, joining the Shannon near Shannon Bridge ; this might be easily made navigable, and a vast improvement in the lands on its borders, by taking away some sharps and weirs, as far as Balliforan Bridge, till it ...
Comprehending a Plain and Practical View of Those Subjects Most Interesting to Persons, in the Ordinary Professions of Life ... by Charles Augustus Goodrich
The usual method in Yorkshire, and most parts of Scotland, says Loudon, is that of giving them milk to drink, there being few instances where they are allowed to suck. For the first two or three weeks, they mostly get milk warm from the cow ; but ...
by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe
For example, during minute 1, infants hear stimulus A each time a high-amplitude suck is produced (e.g. French sentences), and during minute 2, infants hear stimulus B each time a high-amplitude suck is produced (e.g. English sentences).
Mehri Lexicon (2012)
by T. M. Johnstone
to suck the teat soon after birth. EC lgénfik E5235 (us. animals) to give suck from bosom, suckle.
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Scrabble value of S1U1C3K5
The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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