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synonyms for cadger

  • bum
  • freeloader
  • mendicant
  • mooch
  • moocher
  • scrounger
  • sponge
  • sponger
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You're a-goin' to be a gentleman, you are—an' I'll have to take to the road by meself and be a poor beast of a cadger again.
HARDING'S LUCKE. [EDITH] NESBIT
Cadger, or rather its Scottish form cadgear, a pedlar, occurs about one hundred and fifty years earlier than the verb to cadge.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
This elegant individual, we found afterwards, answered to the very proper appellation of “Cadger Jack.”
SINKS OF LONDON LAID OPENUNKNOWN
Ye will die the death of a cadger's powney, in a wreath of drift!
RED GAUNTLETSIR WALTER SCOTT
Sentiment and sympathy need no longer be the prey of the fawning cadger, or the victim of hypocritical distress.
FROM WORKHOUSE TO WESTMINSTERGEORGE HAW
Well, nothing would suit, but the dustman must have a go, and pitch into the cadger.
THE SKETCHES OF SEYMOUR (ILLUSTRATED), PART 5.ROBERT SEYMOUR
The clamp-clamp of a cadger's tired-out horse and the rattle of an empty cart sound loud and long in the deserted street.
BETTY GRIERJOSEPH WAUGH
Her means of living were derived from the employment of child-cadger to the Foundling Hospital of Dublin.
VALENTINE M'CLUTCHY, THE IRISH AGENTWILLIAM CARLETON
There were twelve or twenty little groups of men in the square, which was lit by a flare of oil suspended over a cadger's cart.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
He had become a confirmed cadger, and had introduced himself to Angelo on the pretence of learning to fence.
MYSTERIES OF POLICE AND CRIMEARTHUR GRIFFITHS
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WORDS RELATED TO CADGER

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