Definition of sucky in US English:



North American
  • Disagreeable; unpleasant.

    ‘her sucky job’
    • ‘This finding is kind of sucky, though, because as one scientist noted because the tendency to sit still seemed to be biological, it might not be easy for obese people to change their ways.’
    • ‘Looking back, the album was sort of bland and sucky.’
    • ‘How is it fair that this fabulous kid - straight A's, a natural leader by example, athletically gifted, kind, articulate, soft-hearted - is in such a sucky system?’
    • ‘I had a pretty sucky job and living situation and was letting it affect the relationship.’
    • ‘And it's great despite the fact that much of it is, if you'll excuse my belletrism, kind of sucky.’
    • ‘If you narrow yourself down to one particular year, sometimes you'll get stuck with 365 days of sucky music and, then what?’
    • ‘What a sucky, sucky way to end a sucky, sucky day.’
    • ‘This is a bad and sucky trend; one of my resolutions is to try not to be a part of it, or not accept it when it is foisted upon me.’
    • ‘It was just a backlash against sucky music and polyester suits.’
    • ‘All in all it was enjoyable and I was less sucky at it than I thought I'd be.’
    • ‘I really hate telemarketers, but I know that they are human beings, who have this sucky job where they must call up people that they know are going to hate them.’
    • ‘I've described my job as moderately sucky before, but now I can see it pushing closer to being a job I could love.’
    • ‘Sure, I'll have to suck it up and get a real job and move onto the same sucky grown-up life you have, eventually, sure.’
    • ‘An why would so many sucky Yankees be rewarded with so many pennants?’
    • ‘You're not the only one about to have a sucky summer.’
    • ‘The man is brilliant, give him small stage, big venue, sucky crowd, skeptics, big fans, whatever, he always delivers.’
    • ‘But she's not the only one with a really sucky life.’
    • ‘Later, in the same meeting, a Creative Director holds up a Powerpoint presentation that our sucky new Business Director has designed and presented to a client.’
    • ‘The real sucky part of this is that the Wellbutrin (in addition to the Paxil I've been taking) has really worked.’
    • ‘So there you have it: two sucky go-nowhere songs, two overplayed ones now rendered unlistenable because of that, and a whole slew of good to great ones.’