hanger-on

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one who depends on another for support without reciprocating

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someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along

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The family of this Master Todd were hangers-on of the house of Osborne.
They are also addressed by some half-dozen other hideous small boys--whether twopenny lodgers or followers or hangers-on of such, who knows
Every army has its hangers-on and idlers," rejoined the blunt border- man.
Yet there were two or three small airless houses at the entrance end of Mews Street, which went at enormous rents on account of their being abject hangers-on to a fashionable situation; and whenever one of these fearful little coops was to be let (which seldom happened, for they were in great request), the house agent advertised it as a gentlemanly residence in the most aristocratic part of town, inhabited solely by the elite of the beau monde.