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phrasal verb [intransitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysuck up
he/she/itsucks up
present participlesucking up
past tensesucked up
past participlesucked up

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  1. showing disapproval to be very nice to someone in authority so that they will treat you well
    suck up to:

    Kristen is already sucking up to the new boss.

See also main entry: suck

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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