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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THE Freeloader Classic is the new star of the solar mobile charging world.
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