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hanger-on

noun

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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

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The first known use of hanger-on was in 1542

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“Hanger-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hanger-on. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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