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Suck Up

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb suck up:

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Definition of the verb suck up

What does suck up mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. take in, also metaphorically
  2. ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior
  3. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

Alternative definition of the verb suck up

verb

  1. To absorb fluid
  2. [idiomatic] To adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.

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Google previewDictionary of Phrasal Verbs

by Najmussehar

Straighten up Strike back Strike down Strike off Strike on/Strike upon Strike out Strike up String along String out String together Stumble upon Stump up Suck in/ Suck into Suck up to Sum up Summon up with a problem; make clear and resolve ; ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... (1810)

To which is Prefixed an Abstract of the Principles of English Pronunciation and Directions to Foreigners, for Acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary by John Walker, Citizen of Philadelphia

[to suck up. Abiorb, ab-sorb/.

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Quotes about Suck Up

It never hurts to suck up to the boss.
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Anagrams of SUCK UP

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  • UPSUCK

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