sussed out

(of a person) well-adjusted, adapted to the circumstances, self-aware or self-reli-ant. This more recent derivation of the verb suss (out) is based on the notion of suss in the sense of 'knowhow'. Since the 1980s it is often in the form 'well-sussed'.
► 'This time, man, we've got it all sussed... all the albums gonna be made here, first class jobs.' (Record bootlegger, Oz magazine, Febru-ary 1970)
► A post punk skatezine that's aggressive, sussed and caustic about skating UK' (Mail on Sunday, 'Biz' magazine, June 1987)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • sussed / sussed out — • can mean found out / discovered, or well adjusted / together …   Londonisms dictionary

  • sussed — adj British (of a person) well adjusted, adapted to the circumstances, self aware or self reli ant. This more recent derivation of the verb suss (out) is based on the notion of suss in the sense of knowhow . Since the 1980s it is often in the… …   Contemporary slang

  • sussed — adjective sorted; completed successfully; well informed I think that James has the definition of the whole nine yards sussed. See Also: suss out …   Wiktionary

  • sussed — To have figured out or understood, to have totally wired. I have that skateboarding trick totally sussed …   Dictionary of american slang

  • suss out — verb a) To come to understand (a person). Weve sussed him out mdash; he only drinks on Fridays and only in that bar in town. b) To manage to work (something) out, to determine (something). Weve sussed out how to open the lock …   Wiktionary

  • suss out —    If you suss out something, such as a problem or a situation, you examine it and manage to understand it.     Ask Jack to explain he s got it all sussed out! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • ˌsuss sth ˈout — verb [T] British informal to discover something I ve just sussed out how the system works.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • (badly) sussed — • what someone might say if they catch you out. For example if you disagree with someone on a point and are then proved wrong the other person might say Badly sussed mate ! …   Londonisms dictionary

  • suss (out) — Verb. To work something out, to understand, to ascertain, to discover. E.g. The manager sussed him out and had security watch him. They eventually caught him stuffing an unpaid for item under his coat …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • suss — UK [sʌs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms suss : present tense I/you/we/they suss he/she/it susses present participle sussing past tense sussed past participle sussed British informal suss or ˌsuss ˈout to understand a situation or the reason… …   English dictionary

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