cadger


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cadge

 (kăj)
intr. & tr.v. cadged, cadg·ing, cadg·es
To beg or get by begging.

[Perhaps back-formation from obsolete cadger, peddler, from Middle English cadgear.]

cadg′er n.
Synonyms: cadge, beg, bum1, mooch, panhandle1, scrounge
These verbs mean to ask for or obtain by charity or generosity: cadged drinks at the bar; begged money on the street; bummed a dollar for the parking meter; mooching food; hoping to panhandle the bus fare; scrounged a meal from a friend.

cadger

n
1. Brit a person who cadges
2. Scot a pedlar or carrier

cadger

moocher
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cadger - someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
beggar, mendicant - a pauper who lives by begging
schnorrer, shnorrer - (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others

cadger

noun
One who begs habitually or for a living:
Informal: panhandler.
Slang: bummer, moocher.
Translations

cadger

[ˈkædʒəʳ] N (Brit) → gorrón/ona m/f, sablista mf

cadger

n (inf)Schnorrer(in) m(f) (inf), → Abstauber(in) m(f) (inf)

cadger

[ˈkædʒəʳ] n (fam) → scroccone/a
References in classic literature ?
Then there is that generous party, the cadger's delight, who is so free with his small change, but who never thinks of paying his debts.
If you gently push the swing-door ajar and peer in you draw upon yourself the contemptuous looks of the barmaid, who at once puts you down in the same category with area sneaks and cadgers. You also create a certain amount of agitation among the married portion of the customers.
You are to remember that I knew no more of my descent than any cadger's dog; my uncle, to be sure, had prated of some of our high connections, but nothing to the present purpose; and there was nothing left me but that bitter disgrace of owning that I could not tell.
`Has he been doing the Amateur Cadger? I don't follow.' I met the eye of the Psychologist, and read my own interpretation in his face.
Rocky normally lives with Kerry Whyte and Sly Cadger in Westhill, Aberdeen
A downpour just before 1pm yesterday caused Polmont Burn, which is situated at the back of the Brewer's Fayre, Cadger's Brae, in Falkirk, to overflow and flood the restaurant's car park.
CADGER (Belhelvie) Peacefully at home on Friday, July 5, 2019, Liz Cadger, aged 65 years, loving wife to Harry and a dear mum, grandma, sister and auntie.
However, he added that the intention was that the development would result in a better situation than exists currently in terms of flooding, with the Cadger Burn running alongside the site.
Scott Cadger, Head of Underwriting and Claims Strategy at Scottish Widows, says: "While medical advances mean that more people are surviving conditions that might have caused death in earlier generations, financial protection is becoming a decreasing priority for most of us.
Paterson and United chairman Atholl Cadger couldn't be contacted last night but a club statement said the parting had been "amicable" and thanked him for bringing the club a first senior trophy, the Aberdeenshire Cup, in 2013.
The horses were given names such as Acorn, Cadger and Dingley.
Attached to a whisky bottle was this notice: "Will be sold to the highest bidder for purchase of scrubbing brush and soap for the purpose of scrubbing down of mouching Valentine Mul-, the ale cadger, and sloppy Liz, the stout moucher."