Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of asking or soliciting; the occupation of a beggar.
- v. present participle of beg.
- n. a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
“A bit of blegging -- that's what you call begging on a blog -- if you don't mind.”
“Of all the trades a going, sure the begging is the best”
“There were food riots in several of the Scotch towns, and in Glasgow the multitude assembled, and then commenced what they called a begging tour, but which was really a progress of not disguised intimidation.”
“She created so many novel vowels sounds that she sang the word "begging" in the manner of a BBC newsreader enunciating the name of Israel's first Prime Minister.”
“Either way begging is not a legal activity for an FM-2 or an FM-3.”
“About three lines and you have my brain begging for the sweet release of a coma.”
“Once again begging, and begging, and begging for pity.”
“For politicians, the emotional preparation happens over many years -- from the first negative attack ad campaign launched against them to the thousands of letters and phone calls begging them for help.”
“Knowing I needed a coat we expected the trip to take a long time and as we only had till lunchtime (we had to be home in the afternoon ready to prepare things for Jaya's school term begging the next day) we set out early.”
“It was this I remembered as our rowboat drifted from the silty edges of Rudd Pond; incongruously, it seemed funny that a place so far up in New England would have a name begging to be slurred by a Southern redneck.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘begging’.
An obnoxious and ridiculous madlib list where verbish '-ing' words fill in the blank wherein the blank is a call for a beating.
"You're ________in' for a brus...
Peter said to Paul, "you know all those words we wrote
Are just the rules of the game and the rules are the first to go."
But now talking to God is Laurel begging Hardy for a gun.
Looking for tweets for begging.