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To get a bit suss on something

Posted by Bruce Kahl on June 21, 2001

In Reply to: To get a bit suss on something posted by Patty on June 21, 2001

: I recently read an account in which the writer stated "I started to get a bit suss on the project after I observed the behavior, and eavesdropped on discussions among, the managers." What exactly might it mean to "get a bit suss" on something? -Patty

Websters has it as a verb but I dont think it is being used that way. It is British so maybe someone from that part of the globe can fill us in.

Main Entry: suss
Pronunciation: 's&s
Function: transitive verb
Etymology: by shortening & alteration from suspect
Date: 1966
1 chiefly British : to inspect or investigate so as to gain more knowledge -- usually used with "out"
2 chiefly British : FIGURE OUT -- usually used with "out"