Definition of 'leech'
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Happiness leeches are often less emphatic when they feel that others recognise their views. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Happiness leeches spread their bad behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Government must sort out leeches likes these. The Sun (2010)But this alteration leeches away the story's moral implications. Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. leech is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'leech'
British English: leech NOUN
A leech is a small animal which looks like a worm and lives in water. Leeches feed by attaching themselves to other animals and sucking their blood.
Definition of leech from the Collins English Dictionary
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