Sucker vs Cupule - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sucker and cupule
is that sucker
is a person or thing that sucks or sucker
can be one who is easily fooled, or gulled or sucker
can be (slang) a thing or object any thing or object being called attention to with emphasis, as in "this sucker" while cupule
is any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies.
As a verb sucker
is to strip the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers or sucker
can be to fool someone; to take advantage of someone.
From the verb (suck).
A person or thing that sucks.
An organ or body part that does the sucking.
An animal such as the octopus and remora, which adhere to other bodies with such organs.
A piece of candy which is sucked; a lollipop.
(horticulture) An undesired stem growing out of the roots or lower trunk of a shrub or tree, especially from the rootstock of a grafted plant or tree.
(British, colloquial) A suction cup.
A suckling animal.
The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket.
- (Beaumont and Fletcher)
A pipe through which anything is drawn.
A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; formerly used by children as a plaything.
A parasite; a sponger.
(slang, archaic) A hard drinker; a soaker.
A person that sucks; a general term of disparagement.
- They who constantly converse with men far above their estates shall reap shame and loss thereby; if thou payest nothing, they will count thee a sucker , no branch.
* (piece of candy) lollipop
To strip the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers.
- to sucker maize
Possibly from the (Pig in a poke) scam, where victims were tricked into believing they were buying a young (that is a suckling) pig. Also possibly from suckener.
One who is easily fooled, or gulled.
* (one who is easily fooled) chump, fall-guy, fish, fool, gull, mark, mug, patsy, rube, schlemiel, soft touch
* See also
To fool someone; to take advantage of someone.
- The salesman suckered him into signing an expensive maintenance contract.
Possibly from German (thing).
(slang) A thing or object. Any thing or object being called attention to with emphasis, as in "this sucker".
* thing, object
Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies