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sucker

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • I'm a sucker for cheesy horror movies

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sucker

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of sucker (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • suckered millions of desperate dieters with their grossly inflated claims of successful weight loss

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The first known use of sucker was in the 14th century

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“Sucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sucker. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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