a person or thing that sucks.
Informal. a person easily cheated, deceived, or imposed upon.
an infant or a young animal that is suckled, especially a suckling pig.
a part or organ of an animal adapted for sucking nourishment, or for adhering to an object as by suction.
any of several freshwater, mostly North American food fishes of the family Catostomidae, having thick lips: some are now rare.
Informal. a lollipop.
the piston of a pump that works by suction, or the valve of such a piston.
a pipe or tube through which something is drawn or sucked.
Botany. a shoot rising from a subterranean stem or root.
Informal. a person attracted to something as indicated:
He’s a sucker for new clothes.
Slang. any person or thing:
He’s one of those smart, handsome suckers everybody likes. They’re good boots, but the suckers pinch my feet.
verb (used with object)
Slang. to make a sucker of; fool; hoodwink:
another person suckered by a con artist.
verb (used without object)
to send out suckers or shoots, as a plant.
a person or thing that sucks
(slang) a person who is easily deceived or swindled
(slang) a person who cannot resist the attractions of a particular type of person or thing: he’s a sucker for blondes
a young animal that is not yet weaned, esp a suckling pig
(zoology) an organ that is specialized for sucking or adhering
a cup-shaped device, generally made of rubber, that may be attached to articles allowing them to adhere to a surface by suction
a strong shoot that arises in a mature plant from a root, rhizome, or the base of the main stem
a short branch of a parasitic plant that absorbs nutrients from the host
a pipe or tube through which a fluid is drawn by suction
any small mainly North American cyprinoid fish of the family Catostomidae, having toothless jaws and a large sucking mouth
any of certain fishes that have sucking discs, esp the clingfish or sea snail
a piston in a suction pump or the valve in such a piston
(transitive) to strip off the suckers from (a plant)
(intransitive) (of a plant) to produce suckers
A part by which an animal sucks blood from or uses suction to cling to another animal. Leeches and remoras have suckers.
A shoot growing from the base or root of a tree or shrub and giving rise to a new plant, a clone of the plant from which it comes. The growth of suckers is a form of asexual reproduction.
suck canal water
noun, plural suckerfishes (especially collectively) suckerfish. 1. remora. noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. other names for remora
noun, Informal. 1. a list of names and addresses of persons considered by a business, charity organization, etc., to be likely purchasers or donors. sucker bait A list of names of likely prospects for making purchases or donations, as in Some charities raise money by selling their sucker lists to other organizations. This term uses […]
[suhk-er-puhnch] /ˈsʌk ərˌpʌntʃ/ verb (used with object), Slang. 1. to strike (someone) with an unexpected blow. sucker for
[suhk-er-puhnch] /ˈsʌk ərˌpʌntʃ/ verb (used with object), Slang. 1. to strike (someone) with an unexpected blow.
noun 1. a utensil for sweetmeats of the 16th, 17th, and early 18th centuries, having fork tines at one end and a spoon bowl at the other end of a common stem.