verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of suck
Examples from the Web for suck
I started a blog called Boo Cancer, You Suck as a safe place for me to process what I was going through.
They want Lawrence to suck it up and smile for the camera, however retroactively.Jennifer Lawrence Shouldn’t Laugh Off Her Nude Photo Hack|Samantha Allen|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who thinks otherwise, to employ the emotional sophistication of “Shake It Off,” can suck it.
They were going to suck up this problem and turn into the solution to the other problem, which was the meat shortage.Mississippi Hippos, Teddy Bears, and Other Strange Beasts|Scott Porch|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the declinists struggle to answer this question: If we suck so bad, how come American brands are so valuable and dominant?Yes We Can Still Market: Why U.S. Brands Remain World’s Most Valuable|Daniel Gross|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A voice from behind exclaimed, "Suck your finger, you fool."Lighter Moments from the Notebook of Bishop Walsham How|Frederick Douglas How
"I saw it dragged down the centre of the suck," with an involuntary shiver.The Lost City|Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
If any mare happens to be unruly, her foal is brought, and allowed to suck a little, after which the milker again succeeds.
If it happens to find a bird's nest with eggs in it, it will suck them all, one after the other.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood
Karaki doled it out by moistening a shred of coconut husk and giving Pellett the shred to suck.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
British Dictionary definitions for suck
Word Origin for suck
Word Origin and History for suck
Old English sucan, from PIE root *sug-/*suk- of imitative origin (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German sugan, Old Norse suga, Middle Dutch sughen, Dutch zuigen, German saugen "to suck;" Latin sugere "to suck," succus "juice, sap;" Old Irish sugim, Welsh sugno "to suck"). Meaning "do fellatio" is first recorded 1928. Slang sense of "be contemptible" first attested 1971 (the underlying notion is of fellatio). Related: Sucked; sucking. Suck eggs is from 1906. Suck hind tit "be inferior" is American English slang first recorded 1940.