suck wind v.
1. (US) to be on one’s last legs, to be struggling.
|(con. WWII) Marines! 111: I’m going to ride you so hard yer gonna think yer rear end is suckin’ wind.|
|Chosen Few (1966) 208: Sergeant Moreau’s ass is gonna suck wind payday.|
|Choirboys (1976) 121: She’s really got him sucking wind.|
|Campus Sl. Fall 5: suck wind – to speak in class when unprepared.|
|Six Out Seven (1994) 326: Sabby still suckin wind.|
|Robbers (2001) 3: Sucking wind under the onslaught of money, a stripmall gangbang straddling the Balcones Fault.|
2. (US teen) a dismissive retort to someone who is showing off.
|Beast that Shouted Love (1976) 206: Suck wind, asshole!‘A Boy and his Dog’ in|
|Grease 113: ‘Ehey, babe, handle with care, and don’t mess the hair.’ [...] ‘Sonny, suck wind, will ya, and gimme a hug!’.|
3. to show off, to boast emptily.
|Paradise Alley (1978) 40: I think ya suckin’ wind.|
(US) to be a braggart.
|Maledicta 1 (Summer) 14: If he is particularly ignorant or foolish, and proves it by talking loudly or a lot about things he knows nothing about, his ass is out a yard-and sucking wind.|