HyperDic: scrounge

English > 2 senses of the word scrounge:
VERBpossessionscrounge, foragecollect or look around for (food)
possessionscrounge, schnorr, shnorr, cadgeobtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling / wheedling
scrounge > pronunciation
Soundsskraw'njh
Rhymeslounge
English > scrounge: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningCollect or look around for (food) .
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe men scrounge the area for animals; The men scrounge for animals in the area
Synonymforage
NarrowerrustleForage food
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishir de caza
Nounsscroungersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
English > scrounge: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningObtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling / wheedling.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsschnorr, shnorr, cadge
Broaderbegask to obtain free
Spanishgorronear
Catalangorrejar
Nounsscroungersomeone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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