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synonyms for deadbeat

  • bum
  • debtor
  • leech
  • loafer
  • moocher
  • parasite
  • sponge
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How to use deadbeat in a sentence

Neither Wall Street nor foreign markets like to see the United States as a deadbeat borrower, especially when the alternative global economic giant is China.
MITCH MCCONNELL HELPS DEMOCRATS AVOID A GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN—AND PLANS TO USE THAT AGAINST THEMPHILIP ELLIOTTDECEMBER 9, 2021TIME
It was during her work presenting debt research to Congress that she overheard a man in a Senate office ranting about “deadbeats” who had babies with multiple women and then avoided child support.
“WE’VE FOUND THE ENEMY, AND IT’S NOT EACH OTHER.” HEATHER MCGHEE'S QUEST TO END AMERICA’S ZERO-SUM THINKING ON RACEALANA SEMUELSJULY 23, 2021TIME
Websites solicit lurid, unverified complaints about supposed cheaters, sexual predators, deadbeats and scammers.
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Then he makes off with another deadbeat, and starts a kind of show outside the town—this was in Port Arthur, mind.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The bartender, accepting the situation as generally inclusive, put his hands up along with his deadbeat patrons.
TRAIL'S ENDGEORGE W. OGDEN
The sparrow was deadbeat, and was travelling slowly to the north and west on a zigzag course, about two hundred feet high.
H.M.S. ----KLAXON
I knew you looked a deadbeat, but Id no idea I was quite so bad, he said.
THE PROTECTORHAROLD BINDLOSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEADBEAT

  • asker
  • borrower
  • bum
  • deadbeat
  • hobo
  • mendicant
  • panhandler
  • rustler
  • scrounger
  • supplicant
  • supplicator
  • tramp
  • vagabond
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.