To suck the juice out of a straw is to drink the drink that is contained inside the straw. You suck the juice out of the straw by using your mouth.

  • She was sucking the juice out of the straws and drinking the juice.

  • They were using straws to drink the juice from the fruits.

Definition of straws


spread by scattering (




material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds


chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble


a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white


pale yellow, wheat


a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth


drinking straw


cover or provide with or as if with straw


of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored


plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

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Example Sentences for straws

  • 1

    The straw or hay is fed to cattle.

  • 2

    He has a stack of straw at his barn.

  • 3

    A drowning man will clutch at a straw.

  • 4

    The straw in the foreground is basically transparent.

  • 5

    Marvin Stone was the inventor of the drinking straw.

  • 6

    He uses the straw to stir the drink.

  • 7

    The lower portion of the straw is horizontally disposed.

  • 8

    The misplaced apostrophe is just the final straw.

  • 9

    The straw is used as fodder and for rooting the houses.

  • 10

    I will begin with the delightful business about the straw.