Nearby words

  1. such as it is,
  2. suchlike,
  3. suchness,
  4. suchou,
  5. suchow,
  6. suck in,
  7. suck off,
  8. suck up to,
  9. sucker,
  10. sucker bait


    suck face, to engage in soul-kissing.

Origin of suck

before 900; (v.) Middle English souken, Old English sūcan, cognate with Latin sūgere; (noun) Middle English souke act of suckling, derivative of the noun; akin to soak

Related formssuck·less, adjectiveout·suck, verb (used with object)un·sucked, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sucks

British Dictionary definitions for sucks


/ (sʌks) /

interjection slang

an expression of disappointment
an exclamation of defiance or derision (esp in the phrase yah boo sucks to you)


/ (sʌk) /



Derived Formssuckless, 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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