Even the toughest employer rebels against a too keen, too good, too hungry employees.
The Scottish Word:


“Ah’ve heard o sookin in wi the boss Smithers but this is takin it ower far. Yir fired!”


sook: sycophant, crawler, toady, to fawn and flatter.

“I have heard of sucking up to the boss Smithers but this is taking it too far. You’re fired!”

[sook spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]
The Scottish Word: sook with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

1 thought on “Sook.

  1. In New Zealand the word “sook” is used to taunt children who are perceived to be frightened, scared, retiring from situations which others in their group regard as OK or bold. So someone who shies off from an action such as a tackle in rugby could be described as a sook.

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