Meaning of “bloodsucker” in the English Dictionary

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"bloodsucker" in British English

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bloodsuckernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblʌd.sʌk.ər/ us /ˈblʌd.sʌk.ɚ/

an animal or insect that sucks blood from other animals:

Leeches and mosquitoes are bloodsuckers.

(Definition of “bloodsucker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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