suck in

sucked in; sucking in; sucks in

Definition of suck in

transitive verb

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

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Examples of suck in in a Sentence

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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The first known use of suck in was in 1840

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“Suck in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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