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SCROUNGER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does scrounger mean? 

SCROUNGER (noun)
  The noun SCROUNGER has 1 sense:

1. someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

  Familiarity information: SCROUNGER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCROUNGER (noun)


Sense 1scrounger [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

cadger; mooch; moocher; scrounger

Hypernyms ("scrounger" is a kind of...):

beggar; mendicant (a pauper who lives by begging)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scrounger"):

schnorrer; shnorrer ((Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others)


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