See also suckup, and suck-up
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- To absorb fluid
- The dry soil sucked up water like a sponge.
- (idiomatic, chiefly with "to") To adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.
- Jimmy sucked up to the English teacher hoping he would get an A.
to absorb fluid
to adulate or flatter excessively