adjective, suckier, suckiest. Slang.
adjective 1. not weaned. 2. very young. verb (used with object) 1. to draw into the mouth by producing a partial vacuum by action of the lips and tongue: to suck lemonade through a straw. 2. to draw (water, moisture, air, etc.) by or as if by suction: Plants suck moisture from the earth. The […]
noun 1. See under louse (def 1). noun, plural lice [lahys] /laɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1–3, louses for 4. 1. any small, wingless insect of the order Anoplura (sucking louse) parasitic on humans and other mammals and having mouthparts adapted for sucking, as Pediculus humanus (body louse or head louse) and Phthirius pubis (crab louse […]
- Sucking mud
(Or “pumping mud”) (Applied Data Research) Crashed or wedged. Usually said of a machine that provides some service to a network, such as a file server. This Dallas regionalism derives from the East Texas oilfield lament, “Shut ‘er down, Ma, she’s a-suckin’ mud”. Often used as a query. “We are going to reconfigure the network, […]
- Sucking reflex
sucking reflex suck·ing reflex (sŭk’ĭng) n. Sucking movements of an infant’s lips elicited by touching them or the adjacent skin.