Definition of suss out
- They had to suss out whether he was telling the truth.
- I'm trying to suss him out. What kind of person is he?
- I think I've got him sussed out.
- He carefully sussed out the situation.
: figure out
: to inspect or investigate so as to gain more knowledge
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
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