Synonyms for parasitic

Synonyms for (adj) parasitic

Synonyms: parasitic, parasitical, bloodsucking, leechlike

Definition: of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another

Usage: a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses; parasitic vines that strangle the trees; bloodsucking blackmailer; his indolent leechlike existence

Similar words: dependent

Definition: relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

Usage: dependent children; dependent on moisture

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