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bloodsucker

Microbiology
Any haematophagous organisms, classically the medicinal leech (Hirudo medicinalis) and related species.
 
Psychology
A popular term for a person who
(1) sucks the emotional life out of others;
(2) uses others.
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The star thought he'd upset his God-fearing neighbours while playing bloodsucker, Lestat, and expected to find burning crosses on his lawn but thankfully things went off without a hitch.
But the star bloodsucker has to be the mosquito itself, the most likely culprit to have actually extracted gore from all of us, at some point.
Along with "True Blood," recent TV bloodsucker sagas include "The Vampire Diaries," "Blood Ties," "Moonlight" and Britain's "Young Dracula" and "Being Human.
Gary Oldman is superb and barely recognisable as the bloodsucker bent on avenging the death of his beloved wife, and he sets his beady eyes on Victorian London.
Television took a tentative foray with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, in which the witch Willow existed briefly in an alternate universe as a sapphic bloodsucker.
If a Canuck with an international profile was what was required to play the polite bloodsucker Stephens, perhaps Egoyan should have been bothering Christopher Plummer's agent.
Evening's the very best time we could meet At my dear little house down on Bloodsucker Street.
VAN HELSING 9pm, Film4 A vampire slayer heads for Transylvania to help a gypsy princess destroy evil bloodsucker Count Dracula and bring his reign of terror to an end.
The future bloodsucker here is Prince Vlad III Tepes (Luke Evans), whose peaceful reign in 15th-century Transylvania is threatened when an Ottoman sultan (Dominic Cooper) demands the handover of 1,000 boys, to join his army.
The future bloodsucker here is Prince Vlad III Tepes (Luke Evans), whose peaceful reign is threatened when a sultan demands the handover of 1000 boys, including Vlad's son, for his army.
After killing his mentor and nemesis Bishop, bloodsucker Aidan tries hard to resist his killer instincts, but is tempted by a figure from his past.
Obama, 51, who rode to power in a 2008 campaign with the motto Yes We Can, is portrayed with cape and pointy gnashers, like horror film bloodsucker Nosferatu.