suck in

verb

Definition of suck in

1 : dupe, hoodwink
2 : to contract, flatten, and tighten (the abdomen) especially by inhaling deeply

Examples of suck in in a Sentence

  1. she was sucked in by a scam that was run by a shady outfit selling time-shares

First Known Use of suck in

1840

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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