Meaning of “suck” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /sʌk/

[ I, T ] to have something in your mouth and use your tongue, lips, etc to pull on it or to get liquid, air, etc out of it:

to suck a sweet/lollipop
to suck your thumb
suck sth in/under/up, etc

to pull something somewhere using the force of moving air, water, etc:

He was sucked under the boat and drowned.
be sucked into sth

to become involved in something bad when you do not want to

he/it/this, etc sucks! US very informal

If someone or something sucks, they are bad or unpleasant.

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(Definition of “suck” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)