freeloader

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free·load

 (frē′lōd′)
intr.v. free·load·ed, free·load·ing, free·loads Slang
To take advantage of the charity, generosity, or hospitality of others.

free′load′er n.

freeloader

(ˈfriːˌləʊdə)
n
slang a person who habitually depends on the charity of others for food, shelter, etc
ˈfreeˌloading n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freeloader - someone who takes advantage of the generosity of others
borrower - someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent

freeloader

noun
Slang. One who depends on another for support without reciprocating:
Translations

freeloader

[ˈfriːləʊdəʳ] Ngorrón/ona m/f

freeloader

[ˈfriːləʊdər] n (pejorative)parasite m

freeloader

[ˈfriːˌləʊdəʳ] n (pej) → scroccone/a
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Geeta Jakhu To the stupid ignorant person who made the comment about the lads being freeloaders and should have been in their own country: You're such a dumbass to make such a remark.
Anon DEL the cabbie seems to forget most of the freeloaders limping to the Disablity Benefits Centre in Glasgow are mini-cab drivers who are claiming disability benefit and working illegally.
Nobody wants to see freeloaders take advantage of the system but we must ensure those who have genuinely tried but failed to find work are not in the firing line.
While this is a welcome help to all those visiting the hospital, it seems it has attracted the usual band of freeloaders who see it as nothing more than something to take advantage of.
These "non-travellers" who have now set up an illegal site just outside Meriden are not traditional Romanies, they are modern day freeloaders simply looking for a tax free home without paying council tax, rates, Income Tax etc like the rest of us have to.
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study has found that a mere threat of punishment can banish freeloaders and encourage them to cooperate with others, thus transforming them into responsible members of society.
Internet freeloaders used to previously carry their laptops and roam a neighborhood looking for Internet signals from a wireless home adapter, which has a narrow range.
There are five candidates, to be exact, and because the DPM's position has been consistently slated as a non-job with an obscene amount of perks, we must conclude that the five contenders are a bunch of freeloaders who fancy a bit of "power without responsibility" and an extramarital legover.
I get mobility allowance and I think BS has totally the wrong idea when they think we are all freeloaders.
For instance, a glaring omission here is the debate over welfare reform, one of the biggest battles in recent memory, which scapegoated poor, black single mothers as lazy freeloaders foregoing marriage for a handout.
The marijuana smoking clown bit was a laugh riot, and it was chock full of other shit (scares, a "Garbage Pall Kids" essay, pinball, cheesecake/bondage, a fight photo sequence [and the long hair gets hit so hard his shoe flies off], and some drag photos), but with all the stuff about unemployment, food stamps, how to make a Molotov cocktail, and the protest photos and art, we can see these people are just plain lazy, angry freeloaders.
It's because the hospitals, including the county-run establishments, fail to go after the freeloaders or their sponsors.