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Definition of "suck up" []

  • To absorb fluid (verb)
  • To adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour. (verb)

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Use "suck up" in a sentence
  • "Andie Walsh—strong enough to spurn the advances of that smarmy and evil but oh-so-popular James Spader—would never have stooped to suck up to Victoria Gould, or even Ali Gertz."
  • "Juliet was inhaling her lasagna like one of those superpowerful vacuums you see on TV, the ones that can suck up nails."
  • "All those hoops I had jumped through for himand now, next semester, there was going to be some new headmaster to suck up to."