Sucking vs. Suckling

Sucking vs. Suckling — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Sucking and Suckling

Suckingadjective

Not yet weaned.

Sucklingnoun

A young mammal that has not been weaned.

Suckingnoun

An act of sucking.

Sucklingadjective

Unweaned.

Suckingnoun

A sound or motion that sucks.

Sucklingnoun

An infant that is still being breastfed (being suckled) by its mother.

Suckingadjective

(archaic) Still nourished by the mother's milk, as an infant; suckling.

Sucklingnoun

A young mammal not yet weaned and still being fed milk by its mother.

Suckingadjective

Young and inexperienced.

Sucklingnoun

English poet and courtier (1609-1642)

Suckingnoun

the act of sucking

Sucklingnoun

an infant considered in relation to its nurse

Sucklingnoun

a young mammal that has not been weaned

Sucklingnoun

feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast