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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOOCHER

The fellow was correct about the clothes and the filthiness of the English moocher.

The English moocher has to resort to his "gag," and his "lurks" are almost innumerable.

I'm the only moocher in this 'ouse, an' I want you to know it.

The giant was plunged in gloomy abstraction, and Vetch and the Moocher interchanged a significant glance.

Vetch skipped nimbly on one side, but Gabbett struck the Moocher on the forehead with the axe.

I discovered that what we would call a Tramp over here was a Moocher over there.

WORD ORIGIN

"beggar, scrounger," 1857, agent noun from mooch (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MOOCHER

freeloader

nounsomeone who takes advantage
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