HyperDic: mooch

English > 2 senses of the word mooch:
VERBpossessionmooch, bum, cadge, grub, spongeask for and get free
NOUNperson mooch, moocher, cadger, scroungersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
English > mooch: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free).
Synonymsmoocher, cadger, scrounger
Narrowerschnorrer, shnorrer(Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others
Broaderbeggar, mendicantA pauper who lives by begging
Spanishbuitre, chupón, chupóptero, gorrón, sableador, sablista
Catalangorrer, gorrista, vividor
English > mooch: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningask for and get free; be a parasite.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbum, cadge, grub, sponge
NarrowerfreeloadLive off somebody's generosity
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Nounsmoochersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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