from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That draws off the blood of another animal
- adj. parasitic, leechlike or freeloading
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. drawing blood from the body of another.
- adj. having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another; -- of plants or persons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sucking or drawing blood; preying on the blood: as, “blood-sucking sighs,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
- adj. drawing blood from the body of another
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The answer, in part, is that the bloodsucking is a bi-partisan feast.
Pattinson's security trebled to protect him from 'bloodsucking' fans
LA Times article that informed us that said milking strategies (or shall we say "bloodsucking" strategies?) start with the local hotels.
Although reading about some of them might amuse you, these are not the type of bloodsucking fiends you would want to come across in a dark alley.
The discoveries of the bloodsucking pests at high-profile places are often not full-blown infestations, or even in public areas.
Crews responding to the blaze Wednesday also had to battle bedbugs, the bloodsucking insects quickly becoming the scourge of households and businesses across the country.
This August there will be dark clouds of bloodsucking creatures in Scotland.
Why are these little bloodsucking critters not going away?
That should count more than a roll in the sack with an inhuman, bloodsucking scumbag.
The damned vampire had wormed his bloodsucking way inside her head, inside her heart, into her bed, and taken control of her every thought, every action.