[ free-lohd, -lohd ]
/ ˈfriˈloʊd, -ˌloʊd /
verb (used without object) Informal.
to take advantage of others for free food, entertainment, etc.
verb (used with object)
to get by freeloading: He freeloaded several meals a week.
- freeing port,
- freeman, douglas southall,
- freeman, mary eleanor wilkins
Origin of freeload
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Examples from the Web for freeloading
Let's say you don't think of scrounging off food stores or working out a way of freeloading or hitting soup lines.The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold
/ (ˈfriːˌləʊd) /
(intr) slang to act as a freeloader; sponge
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