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Synonyms for shnorrer

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

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A shnorrer is someone who is a monster cadger, always on the take and never giving back.
A classic shnorrer is the man who decides to commit suicide and breaks into the house next door to gas himself.
Among the other types of people who have become main characters in Jewish humor is the shnorrer, the beggar.
Here is the story of a shnorrer who used to visit the house of the Baron de Rothschild to receive his weekly alms.
I stood on a spongy scaffold erected upon rotten hay bales and, while the cock crowed and the shnorrers snored, stepped into thin air.