British • informal
verb (susses, sussing, sussed)[with object]
- 1Realize; grasp: he’s sussed it [with clause]: she sussed out right away that there was something fishy going onMore example sentences
- After all, how boring would it be if scientists and Doctors had already sussed out what makes the mind tick?
- He immediately susses that something is not quite cool with what Nicole is telling everyone.
- 1.1Discover the true character or nature of: I reckon I’ve got him sussedMore example sentences
- It's another thing I get from my mum - we're quite good at sussing character.
- All our holidays were working holidays - we used to go and suss out all the hotels.
- Some locals, including two men on a tractor and a bicycle, rambled over for a chat and to suss out the commotion that had descended on the local village.
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- Shrewd and wary: he is too suss a character to fall into that trapMore example sentences
- I tried telling them that my father died in a fire years ago and that my Uncle adopted me but they were suss about it.
- I knew that Christian and Katelyn were suss about what we were talking about earlier.
More definitions of sussDefinition of suss in:
- The US English dictionary