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Main Entry: suck·er
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwak-schwar
Function: noun
1 a : one that sucks b : a part of an animal's body used for sucking or for clinging by suction
2 : a shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant
3 : any of numerous freshwater fishes related to the carps that usually have thick soft lips for sucking in food
5 : a person easily fooled or cheated
6 : a person irresistibly attracted to something <a sucker for historical novels>
[sucker illustration]

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