freeloading

present participle of freeload
as in begging
to live by relying on someone else's generosity or hospitality without sharing in the cost or responsibility after college, he freeloaded off his parents for several years before finally moving out

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“Freeloading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freeloading. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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