Parasite in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Parasite

a living organism which exists by taking from another living creature, usually while living inside or on the host

Examples of Parasite in a sentence

The flea is a parasite that survives by extracting nourishment from other organisms.  🔊

Once inside of the animal, the parasite turned the organism’s digestive tract into its own food source.  🔊

A parasite, in its attempt to acquire food, usually damages its host through disease or infection.  🔊

In a way, a drug dealer is nothing but a parasite who feeds off the weaknesses of addicts.  🔊

Laura’s husband is a parasite who has lived off her income for nearly four years.  🔊

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