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  1. variant of sub- before c, p, t: susceptible.
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Historical Examples of sus

  • Eroded -sus: gnawed; a margin with irregular teeth and emarginations.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

  • There is no need for the traveller to penetrate so far as either the Sahara or the Sus.

  • The genus is placed by Linnus among his bellu, between equus and sus.

  • So that the ancients do not help us much to any knowledge of the Sus.


    R. B. Cunninghame Graham

  • An aged Israelite with a long train of mules came from the Sus that morning.


    R. B. Cunninghame Graham

British Dictionary definitions for sus


  1. suspicion
  2. a suspect
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  1. suspicious
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  1. a variant spelling of suss (def. 2)
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See also sus laws

Word Origin for sus

C20: shortened from suspicion
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