from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. Slang To take advantage of the charity, generosity, or hospitality of others.
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- v. To live off the generosity or hospitality of others
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- v. live off somebody's generosity
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Being covered by health insurance should actually reduce healthcare inflation because fewer people will 'freeload' off the system by forcing their health expenses to be written off.
I wouldn't take this to the bank: Freedom's Phoenix also hints that Barack Obama may be involved in the Kennedy assassination cover up, and that MRI brain scans can detect a tendency to "freeload" that could then be corrected through medical intervention.
For many Chinese firms, having Indonesians "freeload" as board members or senior management was a very unpalatable demand.
I guess I will just have to 'freeload' if I lose my job ... blablabla .... this quote was from conservativepro "" You have a moral dilemna if you eliminate preexisting condition clauses.
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Oregon Attorney General John Kroger countered that the Constitution "does not create or protect the freedom to freeload."
We do not believe that any able member of society should be permitted to dogdge this obligation any more than we expect to voluntarily pay for roads and national defense while others freeload.
With all the developments starting up, I was not looking for a house to freeload in for compensation of my labor.
Just stating the all men are created equally goes against this whole monarchy thing in which morons think God meant for a certain family to rule a nation and freeload off of them.
Not surprisingly, ALEC has been active in sponsoring legislation to rein in the influence of unions at the state level, both public sector unions through banning collective bargaining and private sector unions through "right to work" i.e. right to freeload legislation.