sucker

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌkər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌkɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sukər)


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sucker

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. you're such a sucker!
  2. don't be (such) a sucker!
  3. what a sucker!
  4. slang: [take that, gotcha], sucker!
  5. is just a poor sucker
  6. is an easy sucker to fool
  7. a gullible sucker
  8. is a sucker for [love, punishment, a handsome face]
  9. the sucker [was conned, fell for it]
  10. was played for a sucker
  11. was [eating, licking] a sucker
  12. a [cherry, strawberry] sucker
  13. got a sucker for [winning, being good, her good grades]
  14. the [teacher, doctor] gave her a sucker
  15. get out of here, you [nasty, annoying] blood suckers!
v
  1. sucker him into [paying, doing, accepting]
  2. suckered into [paying] by his [friend, brother, family]
  3. sucker a plant
  4. the plant suckers in the [summer, winter, fall]
n as adj
  1. the sucker [stick, wrapper]
  2. dealt the sucker [blow, punch]
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