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sucker

noun [C]  /ˈsʌk·ər/ us  

sucker noun [C] (FOOLISH PERSON)

infml a person who believes everything you say and is therefore easy to deceive infml If you are a sucker for something, you like it so much that you cannot refuse it: Josie’s a sucker for burnt almond ice cream.

sucker noun [C] (THING)

infml used to refer to a thing that is surprising or that is causing trouble: My car won’t start again, and hopefully between the two of us we can figure out how to make that sucker work.

sucker noun [C] (CANDY)

a lollipop
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