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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
bloodsuckerblood‧suck‧er /ˈblʌdˌsʌkə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 HBIa creature that sucks blood from the bodies of other animals2 informalBAD PERSON someone who always uses other people’s money or help – used to show disapproval
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bloodsuckerMany are bloodsuckers, often of fish or amphibians.To help keep these bold bloodsuckers at bay we rubbed wet salt on our boots.
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