sucker

sucker
['sʌkə(r)]
nome
1) colloq. (dupe) babbeo f. (-a), cretino m. (-a)

he's a sucker for compliments — si piscia addosso per un complimento

2) bot. pollone m.
3) (animal's pad) ventosa f.
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noun
1) ((slang) a person who is easily fooled or is stupid enough to do something: Who is the sucker who bought your car?) babbeo
2) (a person or thing that sucks: Are these insects bloodsuckers?) succhiatore, succhiatrice, parassita
3) (an organ on an animal, eg an octopus, by which it sticks to objects.) ventosa
4) (a curved pad or disc (of rubber etc) that can be pressed on to a surface and stick there.) ventosa
5) (a side shoot coming from the root of a plant.) succhione
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sucker (1) /ˈsʌkə(r)/
n.
1 succhiatore; succhiatrice; (fam. USA) parassita, sfruttatore
2 porcellino di latte; lattonzolo
3 (mecc.) tubo d'aspirazione
4 (mecc.) pistone, stantuffo (di pompa o di siringa)
5 (zool.) ventosa
6 (mecc., = sucking disk) ventosa
7 (zool.: d'insetto) succhiatoio; proboscide
8 (bot.) succhione; pollone; rampollo
9 (fam. USA) lecca lecca; (anche) caramella dura (da succhiare)
10 (fam.) babbeo; cretino; gonzo; semplicione; credulone; vittima predestinata: sucker list, lista di persone da fregare; There's a sucker born every minute, la madre dei cretini è sempre incinta
11 (fam.) patito; chi ha un debole (per qc. o q.)
12 (slang USA) tipo; tizio; individuo
13 (slang USA) affare; aggeggio; coso
14 (slang USA) abitante (o nativo) dell'Illinois
a sucker for beautiful girls, uno che si fa infinocchiare dalle belle ragazze □ a sucker for chocolates, uno che va matto per i cioccolatini.
sucker (2) /ˈsʌkə(r)/
n.
(slang USA) abitante (o nativo) dell'Illinois.
(to) sucker /ˈsʌkə(r)/
A v. t.
1 (agric.) togliere i succhioni (o i polloni) a (una pianta)
2 (slang USA) fregare; buggerare; gabbare; truffare
B v. i.
(bot.: di pianta) mettere polloni (o succhioni).
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['sʌkə(r)]
nome
1) colloq. (dupe) babbeo f. (-a), cretino m. (-a)

he's a sucker for compliments — si piscia addosso per un complimento

2) bot. pollone m.
3) (animal's pad) ventosa f.

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