Definition of freeload
: to impose upon another's generosity or hospitality without sharing in the cost or responsibility involved : sponge
Examples of freeload in a Sentence
after college, he freeloaded off his parents for several years before finally moving out
Recent Examples of freeload from the Web
NimbleBit, for example, goes to great pains to make its games accessible to paying and freeloading gamers alike.
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First Known Use of freeload
FREELOAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freeload for English Language Learners
: to get or ask for things (such as food, money, or a place to live) from people without paying for them
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