Definitions for cadger

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cadgekædʒ(v.)cadged, cadg•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to obtain by begging or imposing on another's generosity.

  2. (v.i.)to mooch; sponge.

Origin of cadge:

1275–1325; perh. to be identified with ME caggen to tie, of uncert. orig.

cadg′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moocher, mooch, cadger, scrounger(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. cadger(Noun)

    A hawker or peddler.

  2. cadger(Noun)

    A beggar.

  3. Origin: From the archaic verb to cadge to carry > derived from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadger(verb)

    a packman or itinerant huckster

  2. Cadger(verb)

    one who gets his living by trickery or begging

  3. Cadger(noun)

    one who carries hawks on a cadge

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