• noun a person who tries to benefit from a service without paying for it, as when the leaseholder of a flat on the first floor of a block of flats does not want to contribute the required share to the costs of a new roof because it does not directly concern him or her

Health Economics

  • (written as Free Rider)
    One who consumes a good (especially a public good) without contributing to the cost of providing it.

Human Resources

  • noun a person who receives benefits which have been negotiated by a union for its members, even if they have not joined the union