blood-sucker

bloodsucker

[bluhd-suhk-er]
noun
1.
any animal that sucks blood, especially a leech.
2.
an extortioner or usurer.
3.
sponger ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see blood, sucker

bloodsucking, adjective
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bloodsucker (ˈblʌdˌsʌkə)
 
n
1.  an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito
2.  a person or thing that preys upon another person, esp by extorting money
 
'bloodsucking
 
adj

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bloodsucker
late 14c., from blood + sucker; in the figurative sense it is attested from 1660s.
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