sucker

Definitions of sucker
  1. noun
    a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)
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    drinker
    a person who drinks liquids
  2. noun
    mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
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    buffalo fish, buffalofish
    any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valley
    Hypentelium nigricans, hog molly, hog sucker
    widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams
    redhorse, redhorse sucker
    North American sucker with reddish fins
    Ictiobus niger, black buffalo
    fish of the lower Mississippi
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    catostomid
    a cypriniform fish of the family Catostomidae
  3. noun
    flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws
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    freshwater fish
    flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
  4. noun
    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    synonyms: chump, fall guy, fool, gull, mark, mug, patsy, soft touch
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    dupe, victim
    a person who is tricked or swindled
  5. noun
    hard candy on a stick
    synonyms: all-day sucker, lollipop
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    candy, confect
    a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  6. noun
    an organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction
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    cupule
    a sucker on the feet of certain flies
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    organ
    a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  7. noun
    a shoot arising from a plant's roots
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    shoot
    a new branch
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