Word: leech

Category: leech

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Synonyms: leech

parasite, bloodsucker, scrounger, sponger, bottom feeder, freeloader, sponge

Translations: leech

spanish
sanguijuela


german
achterliek, egel, blutegel, schmarotzer

french
sangsue

italian
sanguisuga

portuguese
sanguessuga, animal

dutch
bloedzuiger

russian
кровопийца, пиявка

norwegian
igle

swedish
igel, akterliket, blodigel, akterlik, blodigeln

finnish
loinen, iilimato

danish
igle

czech
pijavice

polish
pijawka

hungarian
felcser, pióca

turkish
sülük

greek
βδέλλα, βδέλλας, άθεο, βδέλλες

ukrainian
укриття

albanian
rrodhe, shushunjë, shushunja, mjek, gjakpirës

bulgarian
пиявици

belarusian
п'яўка

estonian
purjeliik, kaan

croatian
pijavica

icelandic
blóðsuga, Leech, Blóðsugan

lithuanian
dėlė

latvian
dēle

macedonian
пијавица, врач, пијавици

romanian
lipitoare, parazit

slovenian
pijavka, Pijavica, pijavke, pi-, javka

slovak
pijavice

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Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Most searched by cities

Cass Lake, Walker, Bemidji, Saint Paul, Minneapolis

The meaning and "use of": leech

noun
  • an aquatic or terrestrial annelid worm with suckers at both ends. Many species are bloodsucking parasites, especially of vertebrates, and others are predators.
  • a person who extorts profit from or sponges on others.

verb
  • habitually exploit or rely on.

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