Definition of Sucking

1. Noun. The act of sucking.

Exact synonyms: Suck, Suction
Generic synonyms: Consumption, Ingestion, Intake, Uptake
Derivative terms: Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suction, Suction, Suctorial



Definition of Sucking

1. a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf.

Definition of Sucking

1. Verb. (present participle of suck) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sucking

1. suck [v] - See also: suck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sucking

suckermouth
suckermouths
suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh
suckets
suckfish
suckfishes
suckhole
suckier
suckiest
suckin'
suckiness
sucking (current term)
sucking fish
sucking louse
sucking pig
sucking up
sucking urge
suckingly
suckings
suckle
suckled
suckler
sucklers
suckles
suckless
sucklest

Literary usage of Sucking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Instructions for Collectors by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"BLOOD-sucking ARTHROPODA. IN view of the possible importance of Blood-sucking Arthropoda, other than Mosquitoes and Tsetse-flies,* in tbe dissemination of ..."

2. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1842)
"... of suction—Why the term is continued—sucking poison from wounds—Cupping and cupping-horns—Ingenuity of a raven—sucking tubes original atmospheric pump! ..."

3. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1849)
"... suction—Why the term i- continued—sucking poison from wounds—Cupping and cupping-horns—Ingenuity of a raven—sucking tubes original atmospheric pumps—The ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... by entomologists to describe the elongated mouth-parts of many insects, such as blood-sucking flies, juice-sucking plant-bugs, weevils and other forms. ..."

5. A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts by Thomas Young (1845)
"The rod of a sucking pump may also be made to work in a collar of leather, and the water may be forced through a valve into an ascending pipe. ..."

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