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noun Slang: Vulgar.
  1. a person who performs fellatio.
  2. a mean or contemptible person.
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Origin of cocksucker

First recorded in 1890–95; cock1 + sucker
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Word Origin and History for cocksucker


1890s, "one who does fellatio" (especially a male homosexual); 1920s as "contemptible person," American English, from cock (n.1) in phallic sense + sucker (n.). Used curiously for aggressively obnoxious men; the ancients would have recoiled at this failure to appreciate the difference between passive and active roles; Catullus, writing of his boss, employs the useful Latin insult irrumator, which means "someone who forces others to give him oral sex," hence "one who treats people with contempt."

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