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VERB (2)

1. ask for and get free; be a parasite;
[syn: mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge]

2. obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling;
- Example: "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"
[syn: schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cadge \Cadge\, n. [Cf. 2d Cadger.] (Hawking) A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cadge \Cadge\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Cadged; p. pr. & vb. n. Cadging.] [Cf. Scot. cache, caich, cadge, to toss, drive, OE. cachen to drive, catch, caggen to bind, or perh. E. cage. Cf. Cadger.] [1913 Webster] 1. To carry, as a burden. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc. [Prov.] [1913 Webster] 3. To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg. [Prov. or Slang, Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cadge v 1: ask for and get free; be a parasite [syn: mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge] 2: obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling; "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends" [syn: schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge]