1. Someone who hangs on, or sticks to, a person, place, or service.
    • Her love was sought, I do aver, / By twenty beaux and more; / The king himself has follow'd her / When she has walk'd before. / But now her wealth and finery fled, / Her hangers-on cut short all […]
  2. (mining, historical) An onsetter.
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