Definition of "vampiric" []

  • (in European folklore) a corpse that rises nightly from its grave to drink the blood of the living (noun)
  • A person who preys mercilessly upon others, such as a blackmailer (noun)
  • A trapdoor on a stage (noun)
  • Having the traits of a vampire. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vampiric" in a sentence
  • "Unlike his tag-team partner in vampiric crime, SCOTT SNYDER does not strike a pose that embodies the macabre."
  • "“But it’s an epidemic unlike I believe the stuff that is [big] in vampiric fiction.”"
  • "And it's instructive that when people describe the Borg or the Cybermen, and their tendencies to consume populations, making people be like them, their methods are described as vampiric, rather than zomberific."