Definition of parasitic


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • parasitic is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • parasitic is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 15 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of parasitic

  • of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
    2. parasitic vines that strangle the trees

    Synonyms

    1. bloodsucking
    2. leechlike
    3. parasitical

  • of or pertaining to epenthesis (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. epenthetic

  • relating to or caused by parasites (adjective)

    Examples

    1. parasitic infection

    Synonyms

    1. parasitical

See definition of parasitic in Merriam Webster