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British English: /sʌk/
American English: /sək/

Translation of suck in French:


  • to give something a suck
    sucer quelque chose
    to have a suck of something
    goûter à quelque chose (en suçant)
    to give suck [dated]
    donner la tétée

transitive verb

  • 1 (drink in)
    (person, animal, machine)
    aspirer (liquid, air) (from de) (through avec)
    (extract) sucer (from de)
    to suck milk through a straw
    aspirer du lait avec une paille
    to suck poison from a wound
    sucer le poison d'une plaie
    to suck blood
    sucer le sang
    to suck somebody dry [figurative]
    (of affection) vampiriser quelqu'un
    (of money) pomper quelqu'un jusqu'au dernier sou [informal]
  • 2 (lick)
    sucer, suçoter (bottle, fruit, pencil, pipe, thumb, cut)
    téter (breast)
    to suck one's teeth
    claquer des lèvres (en signe de désapprobation)
  • 3 (pull)
    (current, wind, mud)
    entraîner (person)
    to be sucked down ou under
    être entraîné au fond
    to get sucked into [figurative]
    être entraîné dans

intransitive verb

  • 2 (American English) [slang]it sucks!
    c'est nul! [informal]
    , c'est de la foutaise! [slang]

also: sucking present participle adjective

  • (noise)
    de succion


sucks to you [informal]!

(British English)
tu l'as dans le baba! [informal]

to suck it up

[informal] (American English)
affronter une situation difficile

Phrasal verbs

suck in

suck in [something], suck [something] in
(sea, wind)
(person, machine)
aspirer (air, dirt, liquid)
to suck in one's cheeks
creuser les joues
to suck in one's stomach
rentrer l'estomac

suck off

suck [somebody] off, suck off [somebody]
tailler une pipe à [slang] (man)
faire minette à [slang] (woman)

suck out

suck [something] out, suck out [something]
aspirer (air, liquid, dirt) (from de)
sucer (poison, blood) (from de)
to be sucked out of a plane
être aspiré hors d'un avion

suck up

1 suck up [informal]
faire de la lèche [informal]
to suck up to somebody
cirer les pompes à quelqu'un [informal]
2 suck [something] up, suck up [something]
pomper (liquid)
aspirer (dirt)
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