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1 Translation result for parasite in Spanish

noun

parasite noun

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parasites
parásito

Example sentences of
parasite noun

  • Many diseases are caused by parasites.
  • She's a parasite who only stays with him for the money.
  • These new companies are parasites feeding off the success of those who spent the last decade establishing the industry.

Synonyms of
parasite noun

Detailed synonyms for parasite noun

Parasite, toady, hanger-on, leech, sponge significan un adulador servil, o uno que se interesa sólo en cosas egoístas.
  • Parasite se aplica a uno que se pega a una persona rica, poderosa o influyente, o puede aplicarse también a una persona que es inútil para la sociedad <a hardworking woman whose husband was a lazy parasite>.
  • Toady pone énfasis en el servilismo y esnobismo del egoísta <all the company's vice-presidents were toadies who agreed with the president about everything>.
  • Hanger-on, normalmente despreciable, se refiere a alguien que suele asociarse con ciertas personas o que depende excesivamente de ellas para obtener favores <a rock star and his hangers-on>.
  • Leech recalca la tenacidad con la que uno se pega a otro o se aprovecha de él <a wealthy woman who didn't realize all her friends were leeches>.
  • Sponge recalca ciertas cualidades parasíticas del gorrón, tales como la pereza, la dependencia, el oportunismo y la pequeñez <her brother was a sponge, always looking for a free meal>.

Reverse translation for parasite

parásito  - parasite 
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