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hanger–on

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Synonyms and Antonyms of hanger–on

  1. a person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return almost overnight, the singer was a star, and almost overnight, he was surrounded by hangers-on who wanted something Synonyms bloodsucker, freeloader, free rider, hanger-on, moocher, parasite, sponge, spongerRelated Words dependent; deadbeat, idler; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), henchman, lackey, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man; cheapskate, miser, niggard, piker, scrooge, skinflint, tightwadNear Antonyms benefactor, philanthropist, supporter


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