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moocher

One who asks for or obtains something through the charity of someone else; one who sponges something off others. I know I have a reputation as a moocher, but I literally don't have enough money to afford lunch each day. He dismisses anyone who relies on social welfare as being nothing more than a moocher.

moocher

1. n. a beggar. I try to give every moocher a little change.
2. n. a drug addict. (Drugs.) These moochers will do anything to get a few bucks for a load.
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And of course, even the most scrupulous parent would probably agree: Letting your 13-year-old watch "The Emperor's New Groove" using your account doesn't make them a moocher.
e regular Moochers sound engineers will donate their time, with Moochers covering all security and advertising costs.
In the final scene, having defeated the looters and moochers and delivered a fiery 56-page monologue in defense of capitalism, Galt gets his reward in the form of luscious railroad magnate Dagny Taggart.
The grass-munching moochers hit the 'moos' headlines recentlywhen boffins discovered a herd of cattle produces more methane in just one year than a family car emits carbon dioxide over a whole decade.
Coverage includes instructions for getting Google Maps on a mobile phone, building a slotted waveguide antenna, and stopping "moochers" from stealing Wi- Fi bandwidth.
The microphone, by the way, is dangling from the keyboard player's music stand, so when he's blowing saxman is in profile to the wedding reception moochers.
MOOCHERS: Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn party at others' expense in Wedding Crashers
How dare this Prince of moochers try to keep us in our place while he and the rest of the sponging Royals play polo and punch out pressmen who take pictures as they fall out of night clubs.
Parasites are the ultimate moochers, earning a living by stealing hard-earned nutrients from their hosts.
Liggers, socialites, wannabes, moochers, luvvies, darlings - call them what you like.
"We call them 'serial moochers' - people who are always looking for opportunities."
Writer Lucius Beeber reported in his 1965 volume The Big Spenders that the hotel never made a dime in Penroses lifetime simply because its good-natured owner "allowed it to be turned into a nest of thieves, moochers, spongers, and incompetent pensioners."
"The SPL is Scottish football's power base and it's not there to act as a cashline machine for moochers."
First, instead of presenting them as loveable black fools, happily accommodating themselves to a superior white society, Reed transforms Kingfish and Andy Brown into leading members of the Moochers, a "special order of parasite" whose "drug is heroin," whose song is "Willow Weep for Me," and who "feel that generosity should flow one way: from you to me" (Last Days 17-18).
We are neither real nor proper; just fraudulent moochers in other people's territory, getting by on the cheap.