bloodsucking bloodsucking  /b ˈləd ˌsə kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) drawing blood from the body of another
  2. (adj) of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is believed by many that some species of biting and bloodsucking insect is guilty, and further work on the suspects is projected.
  2. It was the beginning of the end for vampires when Lehman Brothers went under, those bloodsucking parasites.
  3. The International Medical Leech Center in Moscow is doing big business raising vats and vats of the bloodsucking annelids.

News

  • They're coming, and they're hungry

    They're coming, and they're hungry Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:59 am, Monday, June 17, 2013 A break in the weather, coupled with higher temperatures, will speed up the mosquitoes' life cycle, leading to a rapid buildup of the bloodsucking insects most often associated with ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "If you think the song is gross, you're missing the point," Paisley said. "It's not about bloodsucking bugs. It's about a guy flirting with a girl and in trying to tell her he's interested in her, he's using a term that's about as country as...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Brad Paisley Source: Carlisle Independent

  2. "Rayne's still using her swords to fight with, but she also has weapons because it's the Wild West," said Boll. "It will be a darker, creepier atmosphere with lots of vampire bloodsucking, but not the type of butchering we did with the first...
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Uwe Boll Source: GameDAILY BIZ

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