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To draw into the mouth by contracting the muscles of the lips and mouth to make a partial vacuum
“Each time I brought a heaped spoonful to his mouth, he would greedily suck it all in.”
To inhale, especially with deep breaths
“Then she began to suck in air, her lungs forcing her to live, even when her soul desired something else.”
To draw in a specified direction, especially by creating a vacuum
“The lead car displaces the air, creating a vacuum to suck the trailing car along.”
To empty or draw out from a space or container
“Dementors suck the life out of the room by imposing their negativity and pessimism upon everyone they encounter.”
To engulf or swallow up
“But when the swamp, which was little better than a quicksand, began to suck the ship down lower and lower, panic ensued.”
To implicate someone in a situation
“It threatened to suck him into the world of conflict and violence he was ordered to avoid.”
To be very bad or unpleasant
“I would have appreciated it if the movie at least tried to not suck as much as it did.”
To be terrible
To be terrible, of extremely poor quality
(British) To make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
To physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
An act of consuming or imbibing with a slurping or sucking sound or motion
“By a series of insidious attentions, and an occasional gratuitous suck of a lollipop, Johnny became my friend.”
The grip or adhesive friction exerted by an object on a surface
A sucking, splashing noise, such as when walking on muddy ground
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