Suck-up meaning

sŭkŭp
A person who flatters or defers to others obsequiously; a sycophant.
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Someone who flatters excessively.
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To absorb fluid.

The dry soil sucked up water like a sponge.

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(idiomatic, chiefly with "to") To adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.

Jimmy sucked up to the English teacher hoping he would get an A.

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