verb \ˈsəs\

Definition of suss

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly British :  figure out —usually used with out

  3. 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

SUSS Defined for English Language Learners


verb \ˈsəs\

Definition of suss for English Language Learners

  • : to find or discover (something) by thinking

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

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