Definitions for Suckerˈsʌk ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that sucks.
Informal. a person easily cheated, deceived, or imposed upon.
a suckling pig.
Category: Animal Husbandry
a part or organ that is adapted for sucking, or for clinging by suction.
any freshwater food fish of the family Catostomidae, mainly of North America, having thick lips.
the piston or valve of a suction pump. a pipe or tube through which something is drawn or sucked.
a shoot rising from an underground stem or root.
Informal. a person attracted to something as indicated: any person or thing.
He's a sucker for new clothes.
(v.t.)Informal. to make a sucker of; fool.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
(v.i.)to send out suckers or shoots, as a plant.
Origin of sucker:
chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug(noun)
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
a shoot arising from a plant's roots
a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)
flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws
lollipop, sucker, all-day sucker(noun)
hard candy on a stick
an organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction
mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
one who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies
a suckling; a sucking animal
the embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket
a pipe through which anything is drawn
a small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; -- used by children as a plaything
a shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment from the body of the plant
any one of numerous species of North American fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family Catostomidae; so called because the lips are protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of little value as food. The most common species of the Eastern United States are the northern sucker (Catostomus Commersoni), the white sucker (C. teres), the hog sucker (C. nigricans), and the chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta). Some of the large Western species are called buffalo fish, red horse, black horse, and suckerel
the hagfish, or myxine
a California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus) closely allied to the kingfish (a); -- called also bagre
a parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above
a hard drinker; a soaker
a greenhorn; one easily gulled
a nickname applied to a native of Illinois
to strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize
to form suckers; as, corn suckers abundantly
Translations for Sucker
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(slang) a person who is easily fooled or is stupid enough to do something
Who is the sucker who bought your car?
- idioot, liggelowigeAfrikaans
- غَبي، أحْمَقArabic
- chupadorPortuguese (BR)
- důvěřivec, naivkaCzech
- der Sauger, der SaugnapfGerman
- primo, tonto, imbécilSpanish
- naivčina, onaj koji se da iskoristitiCroatian
- orang bodoh/mudah ditipuIndonesian
- blóðsuga; afætaIcelandic
- 잘 속는 사람Korean
- kvaiša, pusprotis, mulkisLithuanian
- orang yang mudah ditipuMalay
- lettlurt personNorwegian
- persoană/ insectă care sugeRomanian
- hlupáčik, ťuťkoSlovak
- enfaldig (lättlurad) stackareSwedish
- enayi, yolunacak kazTurkish
- 吮吸者Chinese (Trad.)
- بے وقوف آدمیUrdu
- gã khờVietnamese
- 吮吸者Chinese (Simp.)
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