milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

idiom

Definition of milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

informal
: to take or use up everything from (someone or something) He married her for her money and then bled her dry. She milked the system dry.

Learn More About milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

Dictionary Entries Near milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

milk bar

milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

milk brother

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

Cite this Entry

“Milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milk%2Fbleed%2Fsuck%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20dry. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!