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synonyms for sponger

  • beachcomber
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • good-for-nothing
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • lazybones
  • lounger
  • malingerer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • slouch
  • sluggard
  • wanderer
  • waster
  • wastrel
  • freeloader
  • cadger
  • moocher
  • idle man
  • waster
  • wanderer
  • wastrel
  • malingerer
  • slouch
  • lazybones
  • good-for-nothing
  • loafer
  • idler
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • slacker
  • sluggard
  • shirker
  • fainéant
  • no-good
  • beachcomber
  • lounger
  • goof-off
  • slugabed
  • ne'er-do-well
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antonyms for sponger

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        How to use sponger in a sentence

        That word "sponger" as it came to Dan caused him to straighten himself up and step forward more quickly.
        THE FOURTH WATCHH. A. CODY
        At last word came that the sponger had struck on the nearby shoals.
        THE BOY SCOUTS OF THE LIFE SAVING CREWROBERT SHALER
        Then we walked down to his row-boat, and soon he was aboard the sponger.
        PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
        Even the “sponger” felt the difficulty of parrying such a palpable notice to quit.
        JOHN LEECH, HIS LIFE AND WORK. VOL. 1WILLIAM POWELL FRITH
        "I am beginning to realize that a sponger's life is anything but a bed of roses," Walter laughed.
        THE BOY CHUMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICOWILMER M. ELY
        The sponger lay at anchor on the sponging ground for nearly a week before the water was clear enough for work.
        DICK IN THE EVERGLADESA. W. DIMOCK
        Indeed, she did not hesitate to call him a sponger and a low swindler, who had run away to avoid paying the piper.
        THE BIG BOW MYSTERYI. ZANGWILL
        He was just about to make another attempt to strike out to the sponger, when he was arrested by a loud outcry.
        THE BOY SCOUTS OF THE LIFE SAVING CREWROBERT SHALER
        Charley Reck was sponger of the parrot-gun on the forecastle, and fully realized the danger and responsibility of his position.
        THE NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE VOLUME 1, NO. 6, JUNE, 1886, BAY STATE MONTHLY VOLUME 4, NO. 6, JUNE, 1886VARIOUS
        Howard induced a big sponger, a friend of his, to bring supplies of all sorts.
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        WORDS RELATED TO SPONGER

        • bum
        • freeloader
        • mendicant
        • mooch
        • moocher
        • scrounger
        • sponge
        • sponger
        • beachcomber
        • deadbeat
        • do-nothing
        • fainéant
        • good-for-nothing
        • goof-off
        • idler
        • lazybones
        • loafer
        • lounger
        • malingerer
        • ne'er-do-well
        • no-good
        • shirker
        • slacker
        • slouch
        • slugabed
        • sluggard
        • sponger
        • wanderer
        • waster
        • wastrel
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.