Leech synonyms

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(Countable) Any parasitical worm of the class Cestoda, which infest the intestines of animals, including humans, often infecting different host species during their life cycle.
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Any of a superfamily (Ancylostomatoidea) of small, parasitic, intestinal nematode worms with hooks around the mouth: found esp. in tropical climates
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A person who is intrusively or overly dependent upon another; a parasite.
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(Biology) An organism that lives and feeds on or in an organism of a different species and causes harm to its host.
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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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(Informal) A person who, though able to work, depends on others for food, money, etc.
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A person or thing hard to get rid of
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Any of numerous aquatic, chiefly marine filter-feeding invertebrate animals of the phylum Porifera, characteristically having a porous skeleton composed of fibrous material or siliceous or calcareous spicules and often forming colonies attached to an underwater surface.
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A short, rotating screw that meshes with the teeth of a worm gear or a rack
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(Informal) A person who habitually imposes on others for free food, lodging, etc.; sponger
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To take advantage of the charity, generosity, or hospitality of others.
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carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
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To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
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To perform phlebotomy on.
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draw blood
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Find another word for leech. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for leech, like: dependence, tapeworm, hookworm, bloodsucker, parasite, hanger-on, sponger, sycophant, barnacle, sponge and worm.