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Definition 1: drawing blood from the body of another - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bloodsucking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a plague of bloodsucking insects

(bloodsucking is similar to ...) having or covered with or accompanied by blood

"a bloody nose" "your scarf is all bloody" "the effects will be violent and probably bloody" "a bloody fight"

Definition 2: of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bloodsucking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
  • parasitic vines that strangle the trees
  • bloodsucking blackmailer
  • his indolent leechlike existence

Synonyms for bloodsucking in the sense of this definition

(bloodsucking is similar to ...) relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

"dependent children" "dependent on moisture"

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