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  Words related to sucker

Related / Similar Words: lollipop, all-day sucker, chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, soft touch, mug

 

Definition:
  • mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps;
  • an organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction;
  • hard candy on a stick;
  • flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws;
  • a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of;
  • a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw);
  • a shoot arising from a plant''s roots;

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    Hyponyms: buffalo fish, buffalofish, hog sucker, hog molly, Hypentelium nigricans, redhorse, redhorse sucker, cupule

     

    Member Meronyms: Catostomidae, family Catostomidae

     

    Derivational Morphology: breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck, absorb, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up, fool, gull, befool, dupe, slang, cod, put on, put one over, put one across

     

     
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