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English adjective: parasitic

1. parasitic relating to or caused by parasites

SamplesParasitic infection.


2. parasitic of or pertaining to epenthesis


3. parasitic of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another

SamplesA wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses.
Parasitic vines that strangle the trees.
Bloodsucking blackmailer.
His indolent leechlike existence.

Synonymsbloodsucking, leechlike, parasitical



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