Student Thesaurus

One entry found for leech.
Entry Word: leech
Function: noun
Text: a person who is supported or seeks support from another without making an adequate return <whenever the gang went out for pizza, the leech in the group always had an excuse for not paying his fair share>
Synonyms hanger-on, parasite, sponge, sponger
Related Words dependent; deadbeat, idler; flunky (also flunkey), henchman, lackey, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man; cheapskate, miser, niggard, piker, scrooge, skinflint, tightwad
Near Antonyms benefactor, philanthropist, supporter