Definition of freeloader in English:

freeloader

Line breaks: free|load¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈfriːləʊdə
 
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noun

informal
  • A person who takes advantage of others' generosity without giving anything in return.
    More example sentences
    • They look like a bunch of freeloaders trying to take advantage of the whole situation.
    • Refugees are frequently termed freeloaders and spongers by resentful Irish, even by certain politicians.
    • But some people deserve bad reputations - liars, cheats, freeloaders and others who manipulate and abuse our trust.

Derivatives

freeload

Pronunciation: /-ˈləʊd/
verb
More example sentences
  • I figure that once I reach the age when I'm no longer freeloading off the government (I don't pay taxes as yet), I'll get as self-righteous as the rest of them, and then maybe some more.
  • They say sports writing is just another job, that it is work like anyone else's, and should not be described by disgruntled spectators who pay at the gate as freeloading.
  • We've been freeloading on this planet long enough.

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