Suck"ing, a.

Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf.

I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. Thackeray.

Sucking bottle, a feeding bottle. See under Bottle. -- Sucking fish Zool., the remora. See Remora. Baird. -- Sucking pump, a suction pump. See under Suction. -- Sucking stomach Zool., the muscular first stomach of certain insects and other invertebrates which suck liquid food.


© Webster 1913.

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