He ceased for a time at least to be a gentleman to become a hanger-on, a parasite once more.
From Venice he wrote: "I am a gentleman here, but only a hanger-on at home."
“Yes, I feel that I am only a hanger-on to mother since we reached France,” he confessed.
She was kind of a hanger-on, Cornelia was, you see, and she was used to going where she was sent.
The whole gang of ...