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sucking

[ suhk-ing ]
/ ˈsʌk ɪŋ /
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adjective
not weaned.
very young.
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Origin of sucking

before 1000; Middle English souking(e), Old English sūcende;see suck, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for sucking

sucking
/ (ˈsʌkɪŋ) /

adjective
not yet weanedsucking pig
not yet fledgedsucking dove
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