Definition of Sucker

1. Noun. A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.

Exact synonyms: Chump, Fall Guy, Fool, Gull, Mark, Mug, Patsy, Soft Touch
Generic synonyms: Dupe, Victim
Derivative terms: Fool, Fool, Gull, Gull, Suck



2. Noun. A shoot arising from a plant's roots.
Generic synonyms: Shoot

3. Noun. A drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw).
Generic synonyms: Drinker
Derivative terms: Suck

4. Noun. Flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws.
Generic synonyms: Freshwater Fish

5. Noun. Hard candy on a stick.
Exact synonyms: All-day Sucker, Lollipop
Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect

6. Noun. An organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction.
Specialized synonyms: Cupule
Generic synonyms: Organ
Derivative terms: Suck

7. Noun. Mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps.

Definition of Sucker

1. n. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies.

2. v. t. To strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize.

3. v. i. To form suckers; as, corn suckers abundantly.

Definition of Sucker

1. Noun. A person or thing that sucks. ¹

2. Noun. An organ or body part that does the sucking. ¹

3. Noun. Animals such as the octopus and remora, which adhere to other bodies with such organs ¹

4. Noun. A piece of candy which is sucked; a lollypop. ¹

5. Noun. (context: horticulture) An undesired stem growing out of the roots or lower trunk of a shrub or tree, especially from the rootstock of a grafted plant or tree. ¹

6. Noun. (British colloquial) A suction cup ¹

7. Noun. One who is easily fooled, or gulled. ¹

8. Verb. To fool someone; to take advantage of someone. ¹

9. Noun. (slang) A thing or object. Any thing or object being called attention to with emphasis, as in "this sucker". ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sucker

1. to strip of lower shoots or branches [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sucker

suck up
suckability
suckable
suckanhock
suckanhocks
suckatash
suckboy
suckboys
sucked
sucked in
sucked up
sucken
suckener
suckeners
suckens
sucker (current term)
sucker punch
sucker punches
sucker punching
suckered
suckerfish
suckerfishes
suckering
suckerlike
suckermouth
suckermouths
suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh

Literary usage of Sucker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The Hare-lip sucker single species is the hare-lip sucker, ... Hare-lip sucker, showing lower lip. It is found in clear streams in the Mississippi Valley, ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"fresh-water sheepshead, the posterior sucker of the leech being deeply imbedded in the side of the isthmus or shoulder. In the case of young leeches which ..."

3. The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley: To which is Appended a by Timothy Flint (1833)
"Length three inches- Ohio carp sucker. Length from one to three feet. Good for the table. ... Buffalo carp sucker. Found on the lower waters of the Ohio. ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1901)
"The sucker is limited internally (fc), but the intrinsic muscles are subdivided by the skeleton, ace (cf. Fig. 5), to which, as well as to the sucker itself ..."

5. Evenings at the Microscope: Or, Researches Among the Munuter Organs and by Philip Henry Gosse (1896)
"The boy drops his sucker on the stone, and treads firmly on it, to bring it into close contact with the surface ; then he pulls at the string ..."

6. A Condensed Geography and History of the Western States, Or the Mississippi by Timothy Flint (1828)
"Olive carp sucker. A variety of the former. Not so good for the table. ... Mud sucker, catostomus xanthopus. Length from six to ten inches. Flesh very soft. ..."

7. Evenings at the Microscope: Or, Researches Among the Minuter Organs and by Philip Henry Gosse (1860)
"Then he pulls the string ; in other words, he drags inwards the centre of the muscular bottom of the sucker, which is, as it were, sucked up into the ..."

8. The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley: To which is Appended a by Timothy Flint (1832)
"Mud sucker, catostomus xanthopus. Length from six to ten inches. Flesh very soft. ... Blue sucker. Length eight inches. Red tail sucker, catostomus ..."

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