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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According to the company, the FreeLoader 8.0 is supplied with 11 adapters and can charge such devices as: digital cameras, iPods, PDAs, PSPs, mobile phones, the iPhone and the iTouch, using solar energy.
In the field of career and technical education there are a lot of freeloaders. In fact about 90% of people in the profession are freeloaders.
In an ABC special I made called Freeloaders, economist Walter Williams aptly noted: "A panhandler is far more moral than corporate welfare queens....
FreeLoader Inc.'s Freeloader 1.0 is advertising-supported and, therefore, free to consumers.
Editor Bill Crampton wrote that the NFIB and NRA "pretend to support small businesses in the raging debate over health care reforms" but actually represent "freeloaders" and "moochers'
The freeloaders want to handle and price your guns so they can decide which mail order house has the best deal.
Supplied with 9 connector's tips including the new "standard" micro USB and a USB socket, Freeloader Classic is ready for action, straight from the box!
Choose rechargeable batteries for all your gadgets or invest in a portable solar charger, such as Maplin's Freeloader version, to power your iPods and mobile phones.
WE love this Freeloader for Summer - which gives you Portable Solar Energy wherever you are (as long as there is light!)
Salisbury: 1.10 Freeloader, 1.40 Criminal Act, 2.15 Racer Forever, 3.20 Bahara.
Freeloader, who was so unlucky at Goodwood two weeks ago, can gain compensation in the European Breeders Fund Handicap at Lingfield today writes STABLE BOY.
But her friends, Darren, Michelle and Jimmy (brilliantly played by Daniel Ryan, Claire Rushbrook and Sean Gallagher) worry she's becoming too involved with a girl who they can't work out is really a freedom fighter, a free spirit or just a freeloader.
"Looking at the costs and benefits to the tree, not just at a single moment, but in terms of number of offspring produced over a lifetime, the best possible outcome is obtained not by having what we thought was the "good mutualist," but rather by having all four ant species at different life stages - even the so-called parasite, cheater, freeloader scumbag ants," he said.
Freeloader (2.50 Lingfield, nap) All too regularly meets with interference when launching his challenge.
Freeloader kept his form going during the summer with a couple of other placed efforts before travelling to the Sussex track for a competitive affair earlier this month.