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parasite

Synonyms of parasite in English:

noun

  • Sam was a parasite with no interest in anything but drink and gambling
    hanger-on, cadger, leech, passenger, drone
    British informal ligger
    North American informal moocher, mooch
    Australian/New Zealand informal bludger
  • Word links

    parasitophobia fear of parasites
    parasitology branch of medicine concerning parasitic organisms
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