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  • noun US, pejorative beggar, one who uses the phrase “spare change?”


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spange +‎ -er (“person who does”), root blend of spare and change, from stereotyped phrase “spare change?”, “spare any change?”


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  • 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.

    You know it's bad (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • 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.

    The hurled turgidity (Jack Bog's Blog)


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