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Noun: bloodsucker  'blúd,sú-ku(r)
  1. Carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
    - leech, hirudinean
  2. [informal] A follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    - leech, parasite, sponge [informal], sponger

Derived forms: bloodsuckers

Type of: acolyte, annelid, annelid worm, follower, segmented worm

Part of: class Hirudinea, Hirudinea

Encyclopedia: Bloodsucker