Cadge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kædʒ|  American pronunciation of the word cadge
Brit.  |kadʒ|  British pronunciation of the word cadge

verb

- ask for and get free; be a parasite (syn: bum, grub, mooch, sponge)
- obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling (syn: schnorr, scrounge, shnorr)

Examples

She cadged money from her sister.

I cadged a lift from Joanna.

Can I cadge a cigarette from you?

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: cadge
he/she/it: cadges
present participle: cadging
past tense: cadged
past participle: cadged
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