A baby sucking a bottle.
Gave the straw a suck.
To suck on a piece of ice, sucking away at his pipe.
This show sucks.
An example of suck is what many babies do with their thumbs.
An example of suck is what a vacuum cleaner does when it picks up dirt off of the rug.
A cleaning device that sucks up dirt; sucked air into his lungs.
Debris that got sucked into the drain.
Teenagers who are sucked into a life of crime.
Sucked on a straw.
The pump started to suck.
This job sucks.
The acting in that movie sucked.
I suck at math.
To suck an orange dry.
To suck air into the lungs.
- to compress and pull inwardTo suck in one's belly.
- to take advantage of; swindle, etc.
- to respond to hardship, pain, etc. calmly and without complaint
- to flatter or fawn (on) ingratiatingly
Other Word Forms
Origin of suck
- Middle English suken from Old English sūcan seuə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition