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sucker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sucker

  1. 1 one who is easily deceived or cheated I was a sucker and believed them when they said the only tickets they could get were double the price Synonyms of sucker chump, gull, mug [chiefly British], patsy, pigeon, pushover, sap, soft touch, dupe, toolWords Related to sucker cat's-paw, mark, target, victim; schlemiel (also shlemiel); butt, derision, laughingstock, mock, mockery; booby, dodo, fool, goose, half-wit, jackass, lunatic, monkey, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, simp, simpleton, turkey, yo-yo; loser; blockhead, cretin, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, idiot, imbecile, moron, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schlump [slang], schnook [slang]Near Antonyms of sucker cheat, cheater, confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, hoaxer, shark, sharper, slicker, swindler, trickster

  2. 2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something I'm a sucker for cheesy horror movies Synonyms of sucker addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, fanWords Related to sucker groupie; admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante; authority, expert; adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter; partisan (also partizan), zealot; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms of sucker nonadmirer; belittler, carper, critic, detractorAntonyms of sucker nonfan


sucker

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sucker

  1. 1 to cause to believe what is untrue a notorious imposter who at one time suckered a lot of people into believing that she was the Grand Duchess Anastasia Synonyms of sucker bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, have, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, hornswoggle, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, deceive, suck in, take in, trickWords Related to sucker kid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindleNear Antonyms of sucker debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusionAntonyms of sucker undeceive

  2. 2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats suckered millions of desperate dieters with their grossly inflated claims of successful weight loss Synonyms of sucker beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, fleece, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to sucker extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk



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