Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Variant of schnorrer.

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  • n. (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others

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Examples

  • April 19th, 2009 10: 54am stanley Jerusalem I think we have demonstrated that we do not always need to be serious, and carl provides light relief and for me, laughter-he would be far more annoying if he ever wrote anything sensible. enjoy the gelechter-just see him as a shnorrer trying to be noticed - I do.

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  • The dilemmas, like the shnorrer relative, are more about intrapersonal issues than current headline topics.

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  • Let me repeat the question, do you condemn Britain for killing civilians in WWII? stanley Jerusalem I think we have demonstrated that we do not always need to be serious, and carl provides light relief and for me, laughter-he would be far more annoying if he ever wrote anything sensible. enjoy the gelechter-just see him as a shnorrer trying to be noticed

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  • shnorr, v., beg professionally, but always with the presumption that the shnorrer is entitled and doing you a favor.

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  • “Jeff was never a shnorrer, he never kvetched -- what more could you ask?” said an elderly man who didn’t want his name used.

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