leech

(noun, verb)

noun

1. carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end

Similar word(s): bloodsucker

Definition categories: animal, annelid

2. a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

Similar word(s): parasite, sponge, sponger

Definition categories: person, follower

verb

1. draw blood

Similar word(s): bleed, phlebotomise, phlebotomize

Definition categories: body, treat

Sentences with leech as a verb:

- Bert leeched hundreds of files from the BBS, but never uploaded anything in return.