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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another;
- Example: "a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses"
- Example: "parasitic vines that strangle the trees"
- Example: "bloodsucking blackmailer"
- Example: "his indolent leechlike existence"
[syn: parasitic, parasitical, leechlike, bloodsucking]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

leechlike adj 1: of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another; "a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses"; "parasitic vines that strangle the trees"; "bloodsucking blackmailer"; "his indolent leechlike existence" [syn: parasitic, parasitical, leechlike, bloodsucking]