bloodsucking

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blood·suck·er

 (blŭd′sŭk′ər)
n.
1. An animal, such as a leech, that sucks blood.
2. An extortionist or a blackmailer.
3. A person who is intrusively or overly dependent upon another; a parasite.

blood′suck′ing adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bloodsucking - drawing blood from the body of another; "a plague of bloodsucking insects"
bloody - having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"
2.bloodsucking - of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another; "a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses"; "parasitic vines that strangle the trees"; "bloodsucking blackmailer"; "his indolent leechlike existence"
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"

bloodsucking

adjective
Of or characteristic of a parasite:
Slang: freeloading.