Associations to the word «Sucker»

Wiktionary

SUCKER, noun. A person or thing that sucks.
SUCKER, noun. An organ or body part that does the sucking.
SUCKER, noun. An animal such as the octopus and remora, which adhere to other bodies with such organs.
SUCKER, noun. A piece of candy which is sucked; a lollipop.
SUCKER, noun. (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.
SUCKER, noun. (British) (colloquial) A suction cup.
SUCKER, noun. A suckling animal.
SUCKER, noun. The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket.
SUCKER, noun. A pipe through which anything is drawn.
SUCKER, noun. A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; formerly used by children as a plaything.
SUCKER, noun. A parasite; a sponger.
SUCKER, noun. (slang) (archaic) A hard drinker; a soaker.
SUCKER, noun. A person that sucks; a general term of disparagement.
SUCKER, verb. (transitive) To strip the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers.
SUCKER, noun. One who is easily fooled, or gulled.
SUCKER, verb. To fool someone; to take advantage of someone.
SUCKER, noun. (slang) A thing or object. Any thing or object being called attention to with emphasis, as in "this sucker".
SUCKER, noun. (US) (slang) A native of Illinois.
SUCKER PUNCH, noun. (idiomatic) An unexpected punch or similar blow.
SUCKER PUNCH, noun. (idiomatic) A disabling punch targeting a place which is not normally acceptable in a "fair fight", such as on the back of the head.
SUCKER PUNCH, verb. (idiomatic) To deliver an unexpected blow.
SUCKER PUNCHES, noun. Plural of sucker punch
SUCKER PUNCHES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sucker punch
SUCKER PUNCHING, verb. Present participle of sucker punch
SUCKER STATE, proper noun. (informal) Illinois
SUCKER TRACKS, noun. (skiing) Tracks left by an experienced skier in a closed or dangerous area that may be followed by a less experienced skier who does not understand the risks.

Dictionary definition

SUCKER, noun. A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
SUCKER, noun. A shoot arising from a plant's roots.
SUCKER, noun. A drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw).
SUCKER, noun. Flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws.
SUCKER, noun. Hard candy on a stick.
SUCKER, noun. An organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction.
SUCKER, noun. Mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats