cadge cadge

Definition(s):

  1. (v) ask for and get free; be a parasite
  2. (v) obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Inside, dancers shake to the heavy beat of music thundering from amplifiers and strip to their G strings, as B-girls cadge $2.
  2. He took to a life of cadge-as-cadge-can until he got a second chance at Orders in the Scots College in Rome.
  3. Not even a decade ago she was unknown and poor, a single mom on welfare who sometimes pretended to browse in maternity stores so she could cadge a free diaper in the changing room.

News

  • Phil Mickelson has Callaway’s consent to use TaylorMade SLDR driver

    Phil Mickelson, who memorably appeared at  Callaway HQ in in flip-flops in July to thank the Carlsbad crew for crafting the clubs he used to cadge his  first Claret Jug , has put a TaylorMade SLDR driver into play Friday at the Presidents Cup. Lefty apparently attempted to disguise the club with what  Zak Kozuchowski described as a shoddy paint job on the SLDR’s metallic gray crown, which was ...
    on October 5, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  • Baker said: "It is shameless and inappropriate for a Prime Minister to cadge free or cut-price holidays in this way."
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Norman Baker Source: GulfNews

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