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  1. sucker

    • IPA[ˈsəkər]


    • n.
      a gullible or easily deceived person;a person especially susceptible to or fond of (a specified thing)
    • v.
      fool or trick (someone);(of a plant) produce suckers
    • verb: sucker, 3rd person present: suckers, gerund or present participle: suckering, past tense: suckered, past participle: suckered

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    • 1. informal a gullible or easily deceived person if suckers will actually pay to do the work, more fool them what's needed is a sucker—sorry, brave volunteer—to test it out
    • a person especially susceptible to or fond of (a specified thing) I always was a sucker for a good fairy tale
    • 2. North American informal a thing or person not specified by name he's one strong sucker
    • 3. a flat or concave organ enabling an animal to cling to a surface by suction they attach themselves to fish by means of a sucker the suckers run along each tentacle
    • 4. a shoot springing from the base of a tree or other plant, especially one arising from the root below ground level at some distance from the main stem or trunk.
    • a side shoot from an axillary bud, as in tomato plants.
    • 5. the piston of a suction pump.
    • a pipe through which liquid is drawn by suction.
    • 6. a freshwater fish with thick lips that are used to suck up food from the bottom, native to North America and Asia.
    • 7. North American informal a lollipop.


    • 1. North American informal fool or trick (someone) they got suckered into accepting responsibility
    • 2. (of a plant) produce suckers it spread rapidly after being left undisturbed to sucker