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Spanish translation of “suck”

suck

verb /sak/
to draw liquid etc into the mouth
mamar, chupar, sorber
As soon as they are born, young animals learn to suck (milk from their mothers) She sucked up the lemonade through a straw.
to hold something between the lips or inside the mouth, as though drawing liquid from it
chupar; sorber
I told him to take the sweet out of his mouth, but he just went on sucking He sucked the end of his pencil.
to pull or draw in a particular direction with a sucking or similar action
aspirar
The vacuum cleaner sucked up all the dirt from the carpet A plant sucks up moisture from the soil.
(American, slang ) to be awful, boring, disgusting etc
ser una mierda; ser un rollazo (aburrido)
Her singing sucks This job sucks.
sucker noun (slang) a person who is easily fooled or is stupid enough to do something
primo, tonto, imbécil
Who is the sucker who bought your car?
a person or thing that sucks
chupador; (bloodsucker) chupasangre
Are these insects bloodsuckers?
an organ on an animal, eg an octopus, by which it sticks to objects
ventosa
An octopus has suckers on its tentacles.
a curved pad or disc (of rubber etc) that can be pressed on to a surface and stick there.
ventosa
a side shoot coming from the root of a plant.
chupón, mamón
suck up to phrasal verb (slang ) to do or say things to please one’s boss etc for one’s own benefit
lamer el culo a alguien, hacer la pelotilla a alguien
They despise him because he’s always sucking up to the boss.
(Definition of suck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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