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suss out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v suss out examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition "check the brakes","Check out the engine"
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In literature:

I received them from Suss, the jockey, while you were out riding this afternoon.
"In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete" by Georg Ebers

In news:

People put themselves in physical or emotional danger in dozens of less obvious ways every day, from sussing out an online dating profile to hiring a financial planner.
Top bartenders suss out pretenders with these drinks.
I became a fan of the omelet as a young adult when I sussed out that my partner could and would and liked to make omelets thus relieving me of cooking chores on occasion.
Suss out your dating style with this quiz.
I spent years in publishing thinking that I wasn't bright enough and had to work harder than anyone else to be able to suss out the gist of an author's argument.