Bloodsucker vs Vampire - What's the difference?

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Bloodsucker is a see also of vampire.


As nouns the difference between bloodsucker and vampire

is that bloodsucker is one who drinks the blood of others, especially by sucking blood through a puncture wound; a hemovore while vampire is a mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

bloodsucker

Alternative forms

* bloudsucker (obsolete) * bloud-sucker (obsolete) * blood-sucker

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who drinks the blood of others, especially by sucking blood through a puncture wound; a hemovore.
  • By extension, any parasite.
  • By extension, one who attempts to take as much from others as possible.
  • A vampire.
  • vampire

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic) vampyre

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living.
  • (colloquial) A person with the medical condition , colloquially known as vampirism, with effects such as photosensitivity, brownish-red stained teeth, and increased night vision.
  • A blood-sucking bat; vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus )
  • Synonyms

    * (mythological creature) nosferatu, lamia, cadaver sanguine * (bat) vampire bat * (blood drinker) hemovore, hematophagous

    Derived terms

    * vampire bat * vampiress * vampiric * vampirism

    See also

    * werewolf * bloodsucker * hemovore * * (Common vampire bat) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * The meaning of the word "vampire"

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