from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun US, pejorative
beggar, one who uses the phrase “ spare change?”
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
spange + -er (“person who does”), root blend of spare and change, from stereotyped phrase “spare change?”, “spare any change?”
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word spanger.
The rents are outrageous, parking is non-existent, and no one wants to trip over an overly aggressive spanger who smells like urine just to enjoy a meal.
The spanger realized he bit off more than he could chew and quickly retreated, all the while yelling misogynistic epithets at the tourist who was forcing him to retreat.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.