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suss

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transitive verb \ˈsəs\

Simple Definition of suss

  • : to find or discover (something) by thinking

  • : to inspect or investigate (something) in order to gain more knowledge

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of suss

  1. 1 chiefly British :  figure out —usually used with out

  2. 2 chiefly British :  to inspect or investigate so as to gain more knowledge —usually used with out

Origin and Etymology of suss

by shortening & alteration from suspect


First Known Use: 1966

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