Definition of bloodsucker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bloodsucker

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdsʌkə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdsʌkər//
     
     
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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
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bloodsucker