- n. One who scrounges.
- n. someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
“A benefit 'scrounger' pays all of his housing benefit direct to a landlord and spends the rest of his income on food, clothing and entertainment - in other words, all the money goes straight back into the economy.”
“Desperately we got up to look round for some shelter, and George, our champion "scrounger," discovered a chicken-house.”
“Thought to be clear, the political rationale put forward by Murphy is that the worker is more likely to vote than the 'scrounger' therefore being tough on the little people = winner.”
“Who the hell wants to recruit in a country which admits it's sending ill people into the job market. as for the 'scrounger' types as personified by the 'Benefit”
“Well from that enlightening and informative article, I have concluded that you are definitely a 'scrounger'.”
“Mr Moreira did not object to being branded a "scrounger".”
“For Redmond, 39, who had spent the previous seven years caring for his frail parents while claiming income support and enduring other relatives 'taunts of "scrounger", the prospect of returning to his old life was too grim to contemplate.”
“Within the military there is the archetype of the "scrounger," an individual who is highly skilled at finding and assembling "found" materials, people, and resources to solve a variety of human and mission needs, from chocolate and silk stockings during WWII, to scrap iron as armor platting for Humvees in Iraq.”
“scrounger" of the group, I can't wait to post this to the other members!”
“On the face of it, Nelson is a vividly drawn character, a strutting working-class wide boy with an absent benefit-scrounger dad, a pregnant 15-year-old sister and a sideline in mobile phone thievery.”
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