freegan - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. someone who collects food that has been or is going to be thrown away, for example by supermarkets or restaurants, to use themselves or give to people who need it

    As any freegan can tell you, garbage is a relative term.

    They are members of Seattle’s growing freegan community.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary on 22/10/2011