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bloodsucker

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noun blood·suck·er \-ˌsə-kər\

Simple Definition of bloodsucker

  • : an animal (such as a leech or mosquito) that sucks the blood of other animals

  • : a person who unfairly takes or uses things that other people worked for

Full Definition of bloodsucker

  1. 1 :  an animal that sucks blood; especially :  leech

  2. 2 :  a person who sponges or preys on another

blood·suck·ing play \-kiŋ\ adjective

Examples of bloodsucker

  1. Our landlord, the bloodsucker, just raised our rent again.

  2. <the union accused the company executives of being bloodsuckers, since they had given themselves raises at a time when the rank and file were forced to take cuts in their benefits>



14th Century

First Known Use of bloodsucker

14th century

Rhymes with bloodsucker


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bloodsucker

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noun blood·suck·er \-ˌsək-ər\

Medical Definition of bloodsucker

  1. :  an animal that sucks blood; especially :  leech

  2. blood·suck·ing \-iŋ\play adjective





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