There are 2 translations of leech in Spanish:

leech1

Pronunciation: /liːtʃ/

n

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] sanguijuela (feminine) to cling o stick to sb like a leech pegársele* a algn como una lapa [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The rhynchobdellids are strictly aquatic leeches that have small, porelike mouths in the oral sucker.
    • While at rest, the medicinal leech lies under large objects on the shoreline, partially out of water.
    • It's a bit of a shame, especially as the leeches used for therapy sessions aren't your average leeches.
    1.2 (person) [colloquial/familiar] sanguijuela (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • These adversaries were leeches, cowards who feed on the weak and helpless.
    • Robby had always known that the business was filled with leeches and liars - confused, timid men and women whose only chance of achieving success was to latch onto someone who had been deemed successful by others.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of leech in Spanish:

leech2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] to leech on oupon sb chuparle la sangre a algn [colloquial/familiar] to leech on oupon sth aprovecharse de algo
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    • Those people who operate these servers… are parasites leeching off the creativity of others.
    • The main limitation I see is that society would not work if everyone leeched off it in this way.
    • If you want to leech off someone's Wi-fi to download the update, drive by my house and leech off mine.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.