1 definition by synonys

Phrase finder suggests that the saying originates from the dictionary definition of the term "suck-egg" which refers to:

- An animal that is reputed to suck eggs, e.g. a weasel; figuratively. an avaricious person.

It is also considered to be a dismissive insult similar to the term fuck off but is less abrasive.


It's a less-abrasive dismissive insult intended to be directed at someone who is being greedy.
Carl:(eating a tub of pudding)
Jane:...(saving two snack packs of pudding)
Carl: "Can I have some of your pudding?"(still eating his pudding)
Jane: "Go suck an egg."
by synonys March 12, 2019