- to take advantage of others for free food, entertainment, etc.
- to get by freeloading: He freeloaded several meals a week.
Origin of freeload
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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
- (intr) slang to act as a freeloader; sponge
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