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Synonyms for cadge

Synonyms for cadge

to ask or ask for as charity

Synonyms for cadge

ask for and get free

obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

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Who wants music about dead dogs, wanderlust wives and tramps cadging lifts on trains?
I shall use the money to buy myself some equipment, which will come as a great relief to the musicians of Huddersfield, whose gear I've been cadging for years.
LES FERDINAND will pilot his helicopter to matches next season in his role as a Premiership pundit - but his new colleague Tim Sherwood won't be cadging lifts any time soon.
DOUBLE gold winning swimmer Gregor Tait enjoyed the welcome at the airport - before cadging a lift from the First Minister.
Some diehard Lollards, such as the outspoken William Thorpe, saw them as a kind of ongoing knees up which provided pilgrims with little more than an excuse for lying about their experiences (and thus cadging drinks in taverns) for the rest of their lives.
They taught me all the country ways including collecting moorhen eggs, scrumping for fruit, pulling up potatoes and cadging dried milk from the mill.
An onlooker said: "He was cadging drinks and you could tell he had been drinking.
These days, the word is also used to mean wheedling, scrounging or cadging.
And if that wasn't bad enough, I'm sick of the martyrdom of the dour-faced, designated driver - as if you cadging a lift puts the burden of the universe on them.
Companies which allow people to smoke in the office lose pounds 50million a year in lost productivity because it's estimated one minute is wasted for every cigarette smoked, due to time taken cadging from colleagues and searching in bags for matches.
Asserting that our Prime Minister is an arrogant freeloader for cadging a free holiday in Italy, that Jack Straw is allowing our country to be over-run by undesirable foreigners and that "Two Jags" is an incompetent buffoon is hardly novel stuff.
She insisted that out went cheeky builders, swearing, lewd comments and the constant cadging of tea and digestives from housewives that are the trade-marks of most workmen.