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leeches

noun
plural of leech

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return
  • whenever the gang went out for pizza, the leech in the group always had an excuse for not paying his fair share

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leeches

verb
present tense third-person singular of leech

Synonyms of leeches (Entry 2 of 2)

as in uses, mooches

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“Leeches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leeches. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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