There are 2 translations of leech in Spanish:

leech1

Pronunciation: /liːtʃ/

n

  • 1.1 [Zool] sanguijuela (f) to cling o stick to sb like a leech pegársele* a algn como una lapa [familiar/colloquial]
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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 (f) [familiar/colloquial]
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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 mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of leech in Spanish:

leech2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] to leech on oupon sb chuparle la sangre a algn [familiar/colloquial] 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 mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.