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Definition of bloodsucker noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bloodsucker

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈblʌdˌsʌkər//
     
     
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  1. 1an animal or insect that sucks blood from people or animals
  2. 2(informal) (disapproving) a person who takes advantage of other people in order to gain financial benefit
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adjective [only before noun] bloodsucking insects (disapproving) bloodsucking lawyers
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