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Slang

sucker

This page is about the slang term sucker

Meaning

a person who is easily cheated because they believe everything they're told

For example

  • You didn't believe the e-mail, did you? You're such a sucker!

  • I was one of those poor suckers who trusted an investment broker and lost most of my savings.

Quick Quiz

My friend Russ realised he'd been a sucker because he'd trusted someone he

a. should have trusted

b. shouldn't have trusted

c. must have trusted

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Contributor: Matt Errey