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Idioms for suck

    suck face, to engage in soul-kissing.

Origin of suck

First recorded before 900; (verb) Middle English souken, Old English sūcan, cognate with Latin sūgere; (noun) Middle English souke “act of suckling,” derivative of the noun; akin to soak

OTHER WORDS FROM suck

suckless, adjectiveoutsuck, verb (used with object)un·sucked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for suck

suck
/ (sʌk) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of suck

suckless, adjective

Word Origin for suck

Old English sūcan; related to Old Norse súga, Middle Dutch sūgen, Latin sūgere to suck, exhaust; see soak
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