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Informal. a person who obtains something without effort or cost.
a nonunion worker who enjoys the benefits of union activities.
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OTHER WORDS FROM free riderfree-riding, noun
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The mandate in Obamacare is all about the free rider problem.An Obamacare Hint|Noah Kristula-Green|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST