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bludger /ˈblʌdʒə/  

(countable noun) (informal) Usage note: This term is used by many speakers.

Someone who is lazy or irresponsible and often depends on others or the dole (unemployment benefit) for money.

Example: And on top of all that, we unemployed have to suffer the indignity and brutish criticism of being a "dole bludger ". I want to have a family and a place of my own to live, but I need work to do any of those things before the best years of my life pass me by! (

A bludger relaxing on the grass

(photo by k vohsen)