HyperDic: cadge

English > 2 senses of the word cadge:
VERBpossessioncadge, mooch, bum, grub, spongeask for and get free
possessioncadge, schnorr, shnorr, scroungeobtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling / wheedling
English > cadge: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningask for and get free; be a parasite.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsmooch, bum, grub, sponge
NarrowerfreeloadLive off somebody's generosity
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Spanishgorronear
Catalangorrejar
Nounscadgersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
English > cadge: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningObtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling / wheedling.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsschnorr, shnorr, scrounge
Broaderbegask to obtain free
Spanishgorronear
Catalangorrejar
Nounscadgersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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