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sucker

noun
  1. An easy victim; dupe; mark, patsy: I'm no sucker/ I'm a sucker for a beautiful blonde (1838+)
  2. Any specified object, esp one that is prodigious, troublesome, effective, etc; momma, motherfucker • A euphemism for cocksucker: It took me 90 days to get that sucker straightened out (1978+)
verb

To victimize or dupe someone: if I can sucker him into drawing first (1939+)

Related Terms

cocksucker, egg-sucker

[origin uncertain; perhaps fr the sucker, a fish supposed to be easily caught; perhaps fr the notion of an unweaned and relatively helpless creature, as suggested by an earlier sense, ''greenhorn, simpleton'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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