(informal) (intransitive, adverb) + preposition. to flatter for one’s own profit; toady
Behave obsequiously towards, ingratiate oneself with, as in Now that he’s the boss they’re all sucking up to him, hoping to get big raises. [ ; mid-1800s ]
adjective, suckier, suckiest. Slang. 1. disagreeable; unpleasant. suck up
noun, Pharmacology. 1. a sugar-aluminum complex, C 1 2 H 5 4 Al 1 6 O 7 5 S 8 , used for the treatment of duodenal ulcer. sucralfate su·cral·fate (sōō-krāl’fāt’) n. A polysaccharide with antipeptic activity used to treat duodenal ulcers.
noun 1. a white, crystalline powder, C 12 H 19 Cl 3 O 8 , produced synthetically from sucrose, about 600 times as sweet as sucrose but having no calories. noun an extremely sweet but non-caloric chemical derivative, C12H19Cl3O3, of sucrose Examples Sucralose is 600 times sweeter than table sugar. Word Origin 1976; prob. blend […]
noun, Biochemistry. 1. invertase. noun 1. another name for invertase sucrase su·crase (sōō’krās’, -krāz’) n. See invertase.