bloodsucker bloodsucker  /b ˈləd ˌsə kər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I think I understand the premise of the sketch about the high-school girl at a tennis lesson who gets a bloodsucker stuck to her arm.
  2. Europe's benchmark bloodsucker is generally considered to be Vlad the Impaler, an inspiration for Dracula.
  3. As she hoisted her presence up the courthouse steps, packs of demonstrators reared up to denounce her as the bloodsucker of the Philippine people.

News

  1. Mosquitoes getting slow start

    BROOKINGS – Florida is dealing with angry, giant mosquitoes 20 times larger than the common bloodsucker, and up in Paul Bunyan country, Northwoods residents are already fighting off “Minnesota hummingbirds” with baseball bats.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Brookings Daily Register

  2. ‘French Village,’ aka Nashua’s Tree Streets, on exhibit at library Friday

    NASHUA – Parades went down Walnut Street. Families swam in a bloodsucker-laden swamp and made sport of avoiding the critters. If you watched TV, you were standing on Kinsley Street looking into a store window, not sitting in your living room. Traffic was so sparse kids could get in a whole game of kick the can before the next car came along. Kids walked to South Common, picked sides, played a ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  3. 'The Vampire Diaries' Season 5: Arielle Kebbel says Lexi 'most likely will' return

    Arielle Kebbel says, and knows, "anything is possible in Mystic Falls" when it comes to returning to "The Vampire Diaries."Not only a recurring guest star as deceased yet ghostly bloodsucker Lexi Branson on the CW series, but also the host of the "Rehash" episode recaps on the network's Web site, Kebbel maintains she has no idea whether her character actually will resurface when Season 5 begins ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Zap2It

Quotes

  • "He is presenting himself not as a terrorist, a bloodsucker, a man who would like to destroy the world -- he also has a political agenda, he is using this terrorism for political ends," said Abdel-Bari Atwan, editor of the London-based Al-Quds...
    on Jan 19, 2006 By: Abdel Bari Atwan Source: Malaysia Star

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