Barnacle synonyms

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Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
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One who drinks the blood of others, especially by sucking blood through a puncture wound; a hemovore.
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Any of various widespread arthropods of the class Crustacea that live mostly in water and have a hard shell, a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Crustaceans include crabs, lobsters, shrimp, barnacles, and copepods.
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One who does not contribute or pay appropriately; one who gets a free ride, etc. without paying a fair share, usually athletic.
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A person who spends time in the company of another person or of a group out of admiration or for personal gain.
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The definition of a leech is a type of worm found in water or in wet areas with a strong sucker on both ends of its body which it uses to suck blood from its hosts, or a person who attaches themselves to another person like a parasite.
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(Biology) an organism that lives on or in another organism, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism.
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A European wild goose (Branta leucopsis)
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A taxonomic species within the genus Branta — the barnacle goose.
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Any of a class (Cirripedia) of saltwater crustaceans that are attached or parasitic as adults, including the barnacles and the rhizocephalans
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Any of various crustaceans of the subclass Cirripedia, which includes the barnacles and related organisms that attach themselves to objects or become parasitic in the adult stage.
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(Archaic) One who is apt to find and frequent good tables; a parasite; a sponger.
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Find another word for barnacle. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for barnacle, like: appendage, bloodsucker, crustacean, freeloader, hanger-on, leech, parasite, barnacle-goose, branta-leucopsis, cirriped and cirripede.