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suck

noun

suction (1960s+)

verb
  1. To do fellatio; eat (1928+)
  2. (also suck rope, suck eggs) To be disgusting or extremely reprehensible; be of wretched quality; rot, stink: A failure as an album. It sucks/ Life irretrievably sucks, and what's the use/ Your decision sucks rope/ his own pet phrase, ''That sucks eggs,'' for expressing disdain (1971+)
  3. suck ass (1900+)

[Sucks! as a contemptuous interjection used by British schoolboys is found by 1913]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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