someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
Syn: ↑moocher, ↑mooch, ↑cadger
Derivationally related forms: ↑scrounge, ↑cadge (for: ↑cadger), ↑mooch (for: ↑moocher)
Hypernyms: ↑beggar, ↑mendicant
Hyponyms: ↑schnorrer, ↑shnorrer

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