Meaning of vampiric in English:


Pronunciation /vamˈpɪrɪk/


See vampire

‘Lee, in particular, was keen to find a role which would help the public think of him as something other than Dracula, the vampiric count he had played in several Hammer films.’
  • ‘Apparently plants are vampiric in nature and thrive on blood.’
  • ‘I truly looked vampiric - all I needed was the teeth and a small dribble of blood from my mouth to complete the look.’
  • ‘Even the flames and smoke were opulently evil, with their vampiric reds and blacks.’
  • ‘His vampiric tendencies are underplayed but you are never allowed to forget the beast below the surface.’