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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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THE Freeloader Classic is the new star of the solar mobile charging world.
With several adaptors for a range of handsets, you just plug in the Freeloader Pico, which boasts its own solar panel, to download some of that energy, in some cases up to 35 hours-worth.
"The FreeLoader Directory: The Definitive Guide to the World of Open Source & Freeware Applications" is a guide to the world of freeware and how one can find a free or open source alternative to almost every application for one's computer--even some applications one will never find in the retail market.
Maybe she was shown the ropes by John Prescott, the man who wrote the freeloader's manual, and who now has the incredible cheek to criticise banking officials for accepting bonuses for work not done properly!
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCE - Freeloader Solar Charger (pounds 29.95, from www.firebox.com) Keep your technology powered up even when you're in the wilderness without a socket in sight, the Freeloader comes with plenty of adapters to charge up all manner of mobiles and MP3 machines.
Solar Technology, a manufacturer of products using photovoltaic solar panels, has introduced the FreeLoader 8.0 Portable Solar Charger.
Thank you for the article by Ted Kreiter, "A Home for Freddie the Freeloader" in the July/August '03 issue.
The freeloader from the Balkans - who couldn't speak a word of English - ordered shocked Dr Philip Peverley to phone a friend to act as interpreter.
Mr Holmwood said: "The quality of games Internet users can download from the freeloader.com site will be as good as you can buy in the shops.
The freeloader (FL) has been reading ads in Shotgun News or Cabella's catalog.
The freeloader has always maintained he did nothing wrong and claimed the spending was approved by his bosses at the agency.
The Freeloader solar charger runs off daylight, not just direct sunlight, and comes with a range of adaptors and connectors.
And surprise, surprise, the freeloader was absent as Brit enjoyed a day out with their son, Sean Preston, on Sunday.
We must not just get angry, we must get even, demanding the law be changed so the freeloaders pay what's due.
"The reason why this works is that there are actually people out there who are willing to sacrifice to punish the freeloaders," Gachter said.