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beggar

see definition of beggar
  • nounperson asking for charity
  • nounperson in financial trouble
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Synonyms for beggar

noun person asking for charity
  • bum
  • panhandler
  • vagabond
  • asker
  • borrower
  • deadbeat
  • hobo
  • mendicant
  • rustler
  • scrounger
  • supplicant
  • tramp
  • supplicator

More words related to beggar

derelict

noun. destitute or down-and-out person
  • beggar
  • bum
  • castaway
  • dawdler
  • drifter
  • floater
  • grifter
  • hobo
  • ne'er-do-well
  • outcast
  • renegade
  • skidrow bum
  • stiff
  • stumblebum
  • tramp
  • vagabond
  • vagrant

down-and-outer

noun. poor person

have-not

noun. pauper

hobo

noun. homeless person

pauper

noun. person who is poor

pauperize

verb. ruin
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