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Synonyms for moocher

one who begs habitually or for a living

Synonyms for moocher

someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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The neighborhood moocher will be friendly but just wants the food on your porch because he prefers being in his own home.
Young people are, unsurprisingly, the biggest offenders: 69% of people aged 13-17 mooch off someone else's account, and 50% of 18-24-year-olds are moochers.
He continued to haul out his crowd-pleasing "Minnie the Moocher," the 1938 tune that introduced blues call-and-response to jazz, with Calloway shouting "Hi-dehi-de-hi-de-hi" and his musicians echoing the line in unison.
Understudy William Hazell's performances as Reverend Levi Lovejoy and Cab Calloway are certainly spirited, but they missed the mark a little - a shame, as Minnie the Moocher is a real highlight of the original '80s film.
Nor does Woody seem to mind the attention, even as it brings all manner of moocher out of the woodwork, including more than a few family members and a former business partner (the coy, flinty Keach) with an old score to settle.
There was no Minnie the Moocher, MacQuarrie's live hen decoy, sharing the point that day, but the half-dozen mallards and pair of goose dekes huddled close to shore, giving some color and adding appeal to our spread.
She reads that poem every year, because it reminds us all of a story that: Frances, now 94, loves to tell of how she once jumped up on a table at the Junior Senior ball and danced to Cab Calloway's 1931 hit "Minnie the Moocher.
Moocher joins Brown Harris Stevens from Halstead Property where she was an award-winning top producer.
And still he ate like a horse; no sense of propriety or bashfulness at all on the part of this moocher.
In a private ceremony, the ashes of Flying Officer Smith were scattered into the skies over rural Norfolk from aircraft PA474, known as Mickey the Moocher.
If they kick the moocher chicks out of the nest, the cowbird parents seek revenge.
think about how often you've heard someone describe their dog as a clown, an athlete, a moocher or a lady.
Why, you can get a phonograph record of Minnie the Moocher for 75 cents.
The Marquez moocher is Camden upperclassman Sean Bateman (Van Der Beek), kid brother to the eponymous corporate shark of Ellis's American Psycho.
In the past, if a man slid the dinner bill across the table on the first date, he was considered a tightwad at best or a moocher at worst.