freeloader

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freeloader

One who uses the resources or other amenities provided by someone (such as a friend, family member, host, etc.) without compensating them or contributing anything to the situation. How long do you plan to live at home like a freeloader?

freeloader

n. someone who eats and drinks at someone else’s expense; a parasitic person. Ken is sort of a freeloader, but he’s a lot of fun anyway.
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He paid his taxes, he wasn't a freeloader. Get your facts right before posting comments that make you look stupid.
We seem to have a mindset forming in this country that it is okay to be a freeloader. A freeloader is one who lets everyone else do the work and then benefits from other's efforts.
We revealed this week how the tightwad, despite being worth millions, is a freeloader. As well as begging strangers for cigarettes, Jack, 17, also refuses to have his picture taken with anyone unless he gets something back in return.
After recapping the editorial, Gilliam wrote, "I hope the next time you consider patronizing the East Oregonian with your advertising dollars, you remember that you are nothing but a freeloader and a moocher."
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