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
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
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
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.
› a side shoot coming from the root of a plant.
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.