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suck·er

 (sŭk′ər)
n.
1. One that sucks, especially an unweaned domestic animal.
2. Informal
a. One who is easily deceived; a dupe.
b. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified: I'm always a sucker for a good crime drama.
3. Slang
a. An unspecified thing. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive: "our goal of getting that sucker on the air before old age took the both of us" (Linda Ellerbee).
b. A person. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive: He's a mean sucker.
4. A lollipop.
5.
a. A piston or piston valve, as in a suction pump or syringe.
b. A tube or pipe, such as a siphon, through which something is sucked.
6. Any of numerous freshwater fishes of the family Catostomidae of North America and East Asia, having a thick-lipped mouth used for feeding by suction.
7. Zoology An organ or other structure adapted for sucking nourishment or for clinging to objects by suction.
8. Botany A secondary shoot produced from the base or roots of a woody plant that gives rise to a new plant.
v. suck·ered, suck·er·ing, suck·ers
v.tr.
1. To strip suckers or shoots from (plants).
2. Informal To trick; dupe: sucker a tourist into a confidence game.
v.intr. Botany
To send out suckers or shoots.

sucker

(ˈsʌkə)
n
1. a person or thing that sucks
2. slang a person who is easily deceived or swindled
3. slang a person who cannot resist the attractions of a particular type of person or thing: he's a sucker for blondes.
4. (Zoology) a young animal that is not yet weaned, esp a suckling pig
5. (Zoology) zoology an organ that is specialized for sucking or adhering
6. (Tools) a cup-shaped device, generally made of rubber, that may be attached to articles allowing them to adhere to a surface by suction
7. (Botany) botany
a. a strong shoot that arises in a mature plant from a root, rhizome, or the base of the main stem
b. a short branch of a parasitic plant that absorbs nutrients from the host
8. (Mechanical Engineering) a pipe or tube through which a fluid is drawn by suction
9. (Animals) any small mainly North American cyprinoid fish of the family Catostomidae, having toothless jaws and a large sucking mouth
10. (Animals) any of certain fishes that have sucking discs, esp the clingfish or sea snail
11. (Mechanical Engineering) a piston in a suction pump or the valve in such a piston
vb
12. (Horticulture) (tr) to strip off the suckers from (a plant)
13. (Botany) (intr) (of a plant) to produce suckers

suck•er

(ˈsʌk ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that sucks.
2. Informal. a person easily cheated, deceived, or imposed upon.
3. a suckling pig.
4. a part or organ that is adapted for sucking, or for clinging by suction.
5. any freshwater food fish of the family Catostomidae, mainly of North America, having thick lips.
6. a lollipop.
7.
a. the piston or valve of a suction pump.
b. a pipe or tube through which something is drawn or sucked.
8. a shoot rising from an underground stem or root.
9.
a. Informal. a person attracted to something as indicated: He's a sucker for new clothes.
b. any person or thing.
v.t.
10. Informal. to make a sucker of; fool.
v.i.
11. to send out suckers or shoots, as a plant.
[1350–1400]

suck·er

(sŭk′ər)
1. Zoology A part by which an animal sucks blood from or uses suction to cling to another animal. Leeches and remoras have suckers.
2. Botany A shoot growing from the base or root of a tree or shrub and giving rise to a new plant.

sucker


Past participle: suckered
Gerund: suckering

Imperative
sucker
sucker
Present
I sucker
you sucker
he/she/it suckers
we sucker
you sucker
they sucker
Preterite
I suckered
you suckered
he/she/it suckered
we suckered
you suckered
they suckered
Present Continuous
I am suckering
you are suckering
he/she/it is suckering
we are suckering
you are suckering
they are suckering
Present Perfect
I have suckered
you have suckered
he/she/it has suckered
we have suckered
you have suckered
they have suckered
Past Continuous
I was suckering
you were suckering
he/she/it was suckering
we were suckering
you were suckering
they were suckering
Past Perfect
I had suckered
you had suckered
he/she/it had suckered
we had suckered
you had suckered
they had suckered
Future
I will sucker
you will sucker
he/she/it will sucker
we will sucker
you will sucker
they will sucker
Future Perfect
I will have suckered
you will have suckered
he/she/it will have suckered
we will have suckered
you will have suckered
they will have suckered
Future Continuous
I will be suckering
you will be suckering
he/she/it will be suckering
we will be suckering
you will be suckering
they will be suckering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been suckering
you have been suckering
he/she/it has been suckering
we have been suckering
you have been suckering
they have been suckering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been suckering
you will have been suckering
he/she/it will have been suckering
we will have been suckering
you will have been suckering
they will have been suckering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been suckering
you had been suckering
he/she/it had been suckering
we had been suckering
you had been suckering
they had been suckering
Conditional
I would sucker
you would sucker
he/she/it would sucker
we would sucker
you would sucker
they would sucker
Past Conditional
I would have suckered
you would have suckered
he/she/it would have suckered
we would have suckered
you would have suckered
they would have suckered

sucker


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Any shoot that is produced from underground buds on the roots or stem. On grafted plants, any shoot produced from below the graft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sucker - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage ofsucker - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled
2.sucker - a shoot arising from a plant's roots
shoot - a new branch
3.sucker - a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)
drinker - a person who drinks liquids
4.sucker - flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws
sucker - mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
freshwater fish - flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
5.sucker - hard candy on a sticksucker - hard candy on a stick    
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
6.sucker - an organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction
cupule - a sucker on the feet of certain flies
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
7.sucker - mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
Catostomidae, family Catostomidae - suckers; closely related to the family Cyprinidae
catostomid - a cypriniform fish of the family Catostomidae
buffalo fish, buffalofish - any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valley
hog molly, hog sucker, Hypentelium nigricans - widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams
redhorse, redhorse sucker - North American sucker with reddish fins
sucker - flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws

sucker

noun (Slang) fool, mug (Brit. slang), dupe, victim, butt, sap (slang), pushover (slang), sitting duck (informal), sitting target, putz (U.S. slang), cat's paw, easy game or mark (informal), nerd or nurd (slang) Keep giving us your money, sucker!

sucker

noun
Informal. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Chiefly British: mug.
Translations
غَبي، أحْمَقماصٌّ، مُمْتَصمَصّاصَهمَطّاطَه ، كبّاس المِضَخَّه الماصَّه
důvěřivecnaivkaodnožpřísavkasající
fjolssugekopsugeorgansugerudløber
fattyúhajtásszívószívókorongtapadókorong
blóîsuga; afætadrullusokkurrótarsproti, renglasogskál
odnožprísavkasací živočíchzelenáč
emici kimse/şeyemici organenayifışkınsürgün

sucker

[ˈsʌkəʳ]
A. N
1. (Zool, Tech) → ventosa f (Bot) → serpollo m, mamón m
2. (US) (= lollipop) → pirulí m, chupete m (LAm)
3. (= gullible person) → primo/a m/f, bobo/a m/f
there's a sucker born every minutenace un primo or un bobo cada minuto
he's a sucker for a pretty girlno puede resistirse a una chica guapa
B. VT (US) to sucker sb into doing sthembaucar a algn para que haga algo
they suckered him out of six grandle estafaron or timaron 6.000 dólares
C. CPD sucker pad Nventosa f
sucker punch N (Boxing, also fig) → golpe m a traición

sucker

[ˈsʌkər] n
(BOTANY) [plant] → ventouse f
(ZOOLOGY) [animal] → ventouse f
(TECHNICAL)ventouse f
(= person who's easily tricked) → jobard(e) m/f
to be a sucker for sth → craquer toujours pour qch

sucker

n
(= rubber sucker, Zool) → Saugnapf m; (Bot) → unterirdischer Ausläufer; (on creeper) → Häkchen nt
(US inf: = lollipop) → Lutscher m; all-day suckerDauerlutscher m
(inf: = fool) → Trottel m (inf); to be a sucker for something(immer) auf etw (acc)hereinfallen; (= be partial to)eine Schwäche für etw haben; to be had for a suckerzum Narren gehalten werden, für dumm verkauft werden; he’s looking for some sucker who’ll lend him £200er sucht einen Dummen, der ihm £ 200 leiht

sucker

[ˈsʌkəʳ] n (fam) (person) → babbeo/a, citrullo/a, gonzo/a (Zool, Tech) → ventosa (Bot) → pollone m (Am) (lollipop) → lecca lecca m inv
he's a sucker for flattery (fam) → non sa resistere ai complimenti

suck

(sak) verb
1. to draw liquid etc into the mouth. As soon as they are born, young animals learn to suck (milk from their mothers); She sucked up the lemonade through a straw.
2. to hold something between the lips or inside the mouth, as though drawing liquid from it. I told him to take the sweet out of his mouth, but he just went on sucking; He sucked the end of his pencil.
3. to pull or draw in a particular direction with a sucking or similar action. The vacuum cleaner sucked up all the dirt from the carpet; A plant sucks up moisture from the soil.
4. (American) (slang) to be awful, boring, disgusting etc. Her singing sucks; This job sucks.
noun
an act of sucking. I gave him a suck of my lollipop.
ˈsucker noun
1. (slang) a person who is easily fooled or is stupid enough to do something. Who is the sucker who bought your car?
2. a person or thing that sucks. Are these insects bloodsuckers?
3. an organ on an animal, eg an octopus, by which it sticks to objects.
4. a curved pad or disc (of rubber etc) that can be pressed on to a surface and stick there.
5. a side shoot coming from the root of a plant.
suck up to
(slang) to do or say things to please one's boss etc for one's own benefit. They despise him because he's always sucking up to the boss.
References in classic literature ?
Along Trunion Pike she went to Ned Winters' barn and turning east followed a street of low frame houses that led over Gospel Hill and into Sucker Road that ran down a shallow valley past Ike Smead's chicken farm to Waterworks Pond.
There he crept beneath two shoots of olive that grew from a single stock--the one an ungrafted sucker, while the other had been grafted.
Seems to me they are playing me for a sucker in this hotel," he cried.
If I couldn't get ten pounds for him, just like that, with a thank-you- ma'am, I'm a sucker that don't know a terrier from a greyhound.
Gunston, about that fan tan sucker that made nineteen thousan' last year in celery an' asparagus.
But a single sucker is springing from my roots; it is a little vine, and it winds itself about a tree that is green.
Did I ask you for your advice, or did you think me such a sucker that I couldn't move without it?
For the last hundred years the daughters of the family had married nobles belonging to the provinces; consequently, this family had thrown out so many suckers throughout the duchy as to appear on nearly all the genealogical trees.
No doubt the presence of the Nautilus, more formidable than itself, and on which its suckers or its jaws had no hold.
I don’t know, Benjamin,” returned the sheriff; “a haul of one thousand Otsego bass, without counting pike, pickerel, perch, bull- pouts, salmon-trouts, and suckers, is no bad fishing, let me tell you.
Some five years before, the Colonel commanding had looked into the fourteen fearless eyes of seven plump and juicy subalterns who had all applied to enter the Staff Corps, and had asked them why the three stars should he, a colonel of the Line, command a dashed nursery for double-dashed bottle- suckers who put on condemned tin spurs and rode qualified mokes at the hiatused heads of forsaken Black Regiments.
He had progressed from hazel-nut shade to that of roasted coffee, and on the very day when the frightful events took place at the Hague which we have related in the preceding chapters, we find him, about one o'clock in the day, gathering from the border the young suckers raised from tulips of the colour of roasted coffee; and which, being expected to flower for the first time in the spring of 1675, would undoubtedly produce the large black tulip required by the Haarlem Society.