Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
variant of souk.
Etymology 1 vb. (alternative spelling of suck English) Etymology 2
alt. 1 (context Scotland rare English) ''Familiar name for'' a calf. 2 (context US dialectal English) ''Familiar name for'' a cow. 3 (context Newfoundland English) A cow or sheep. 4 (context Australia New Zealand English) A poddy calf. 5 (context US Eastern Shore of Maryland English) A female Chesapeake Bay blue crab. interj. 1 (context Scotland English) A call for calves. 2 (context US dialectal English) A call for cattle. 3 (context Newfoundland English) A call for cattle or sheep. n. 1 (context Scotland rare English) ''Familiar name for'' a calf. 2 (context US dialectal English) ''Familiar name for'' a cow. 3 (context Newfoundland English) A cow or sheep. 4 (context Australia New Zealand English) A poddy calf. 5 (context US Eastern Shore of Maryland English) A female Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Etymology 3
n. 1 (context Australia Atlantic Canada New Zealand slang derogatory English) A crybaby, a complainer, a whinger; a shy or timid person, a wimp; a coward. 2 (context Australia Atlantic Canada New Zealand slang English) A sulk or complaint; an act of sulking. Etymology 4
n. (alternative spelling of souq Arab market English). Etymology 5
n. The mature female blue crab, ''http://en.wikipedi
Sook may refer to:
- Sook, Sabah, a small town in Interior Division, Sabah, Malaysia
- Sook, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea
- Sook (Korean name), given name (including a list of people with the name)
- The Chesapeake Bay waterman's term for the female of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus (males are jimmies)
- Söök or Seok, a clan among the Turkic-speaking people
- Sookgat or ssukgat, the Korean name for garland chrysanthemum
People with the surname Sook include:
- Ryan Sook, American comic book artist
Sook, also spelled Suk, is a single-syllable Korean given name, as well as an element in many two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
Usage examples of "sook".
Falsh remained urbane and attentive, but Trix noticed Sook and Tinya brace themselves.
And I should hate to take Sook to task for her bad judgement as well as her laxity in letting you aboard.
In place of a sink a fountain gushed gently fragranced water, and the lotion Sook had given him made short, sudsy work of the Halcytone.
Roddle and followed Sook through into yet another grandly minimalist room.
And then Sook would get even madder, the bricking would be more painful and prolonged, and.
He winced and pressed himself flat against the wall as Sook hurried out, blinking rapidly and looking extremely nervous.
Halcyon liked a clean vessel, so while the sudship went to work, Sook secretly entertained its passengers.
Gaws and Mildrid had pushed off to plan whatever stunts they were up to, Sook explained that Halcyon wished to see him first thing in the morning.
Looking slightly sick, Sook disappeared off inside the bustling restaurant.
The sooner we get Sook back, the sooner things can get back to normal.
He was suddenly falling, and twisted around awkwardly so that he landed on his back and Sook landed on him.
He paused to salute the valiant drone, then scooped up Sook and carried her over the threshold.
This man was Tam Sook, one of the most important figures in Chinatown.
Tam Sook stared incredulously at the evil leer which spread upon the countenance before him.
Get for cover was my order and call on Tam Sook in San Francisco, ten days later.