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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.
FIGHTING BYNGA. STONE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPONGER

  • beachcomber
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • good-for-nothing
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • lazybones
  • lounger
  • malingerer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • slouch
  • sluggard
  • sponger
  • wanderer
  • waster
  • wastrel
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