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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.

bloodsucker

(ˈblʌdˌsʌkə)
n
1. (Animals) an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito
2. a person or thing that preys upon another person, esp by extorting money
ˈbloodˌsucking adj

blood•suck•er

(ˈblʌdˌsʌk ər)

n.
1. any animal that sucks blood.
2. an extortioner.
3. sponger (def. 1).
[1350–1400]
blood′suck`ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodsucker - carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each endbloodsucker - carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
class Hirudinea, Hirudinea - hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids
Hirudo medicinalis, medicinal leech - large European freshwater leech formerly used for bloodletting
horseleech - any of several large freshwater leeches

bloodsucker

noun
One who depends on another for support without reciprocating:
Slang: freeloader.
Translations

bloodsucker

[ˈblʌdsʌkəʳ] N (Zool, fig) → sanguijuela f

bloodsucker

[ˈblʌdˌsʌkəʳ] n (also) (fig) → sanguisuga
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