What does begging mean?

Definitions for begging
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancy(noun)

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begging

    of Beg

Freebase

  1. Begging

    Begging is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transport routes, urban parks, and near busy markets. Besides money, they may also ask for cigarettes or other small items. According to a study in the journal of the Canadian Medical Association, " [of beggars] stated that they would prefer a minimum-wage job, typically citing a desire for a 'steady income' or 'getting off the street.' However, many felt they could not handle conventional jobs because of mental illness, physical disability or lack of skills."

How to pronounce begging?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say begging in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of begging in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    What is got by begging is dearly bought.

  2. Kayla Tarrant:

    We're literally begging people to care about our issues.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Begging is better than try to run corruptly false coins.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

  5. Jolie Jacobs:

    She was crying and begging to stop, joyce kept telling her to move it.

Images & Illustrations of begging

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