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Sponger

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Noun

1. sponger

a workman employed to collect sponges

2. leech, parasite, sponge, sponger

a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Sponger

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noun
1. informal
a person who lives off other people by continually taking advantage of their generosity; parasite or scrounger
2. 
a person or ship employed in collecting sponges

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Sponger

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noun
1. 
a person or vessel that gathers sponges
2. 
a person who cleans, etc. with a sponge
3.  Informal
a person who, though able to work, depends on others for food, money, etc.

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Sponger

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n.
1. One that gathers sponges.
2. Informal A person who sponges on others; a parasite.

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