Synonyms of leech in English:

leech


See definition of leech

noun

1‘the smug faces of leeches feeding off the hard-working majority’

SYNONYMS

parasite, clinger, barnacle, bloodsucker, cadger, passenger, layabout

extortioner

sycophant, toady, hanger-on, fawner, yes man

informal scrounger, sponger, freeloader, ligger, junketeer

North American informal mooch, moocher