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Synonyms for leech
litʃleech

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  1. leech, bloodsucker, hirudineannoun

    carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end

    Synonyms:
    hirudinean, sponger, sponge, bloodsucker, parasite

  2. leech, parasite, sponge, spongerverb

    a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

    Synonyms:
    sponger, parasite, parazoan, hirudinean, sponge, bloodsucker, quick study, poriferan

  3. bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomiseverb

    draw blood

    "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"

    Synonyms:
    hemorrhage, shed blood, run, bleed, phlebotomize, phlebotomise

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "leech":

    tadpole

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Leech":

    John Michael Manning, John M. Manning, John Manning

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How to use leech in a sentence?

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    Choose fulfillment over trophy , don't leech away life always... embrace philanthropy & choose evolution over entropy . Going around is life's nature...let giving be the only culture . Let your giving be maximized , your returns will be optimized and you shall get Mickeymized

  2. Woody Harrelson:

    I take a 'friendship tour' pretty much every year, i thought about calling it a 'bender where I leech off my rich friends,' but I thought, 'No, you know — friendship tour, better.’.


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