scrounge : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v collect or look around for (food)
- v obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
- But he hasn't forgotten the days when he had to scrounge.
- Once the monarch of the seas, he is now forced to scrounge humiliatingly for sponsorship in a crass and unfeeling world.
- Pulitzer-prizewinning humorist Dave Barry, 58, may have stopped writing his weekly column a year ago, but he managed to scrounge together some thoughts for his 27th book, out next .
News & Articles
- Polish Ambassador furious over article claiming Polish woman is Irish welfare queen
A diplomatic row is brewing after reports that a Polish social welfare recipient quit her job to scrounge off the Irish state were described as inaccurate by the country’s ambassador.
June 29, 2013 - Irish Central
- State budget deal close; Corbett's budgetary policy plans not so close
GOP Republican lawmakers scrounge for votes to pass governor's liquor, pension, transportation plans. HARRISBURG — This time of year, they wait here.
June 27, 2013 - The Morning Call
- Test Your Puzzle-Solving Skills With 'Can You Escape' Mobile App
For all you gamers out there looking for a real challenge, look no further: There's a free, newly updated puzzle game ready to test your skills (and patience) Can You Escape, the brainchild of MobiGrow, coaxes iPhone , iPad and Android users to employ a trial-and-error solving method to scrounge for clues, as well as sleuth out ways to escape a series of rooms. The set-ups in the game are fully ...
June 27, 2013 - Mashable
- Simon Katich in Stuff.co.nz
It was a tense little period early on but thankfully Clarkey and I managed to scrounge a partnership together,said Katich, who fell 17 runs short of his fifth century in 2008 in a remarkable comeback after being out of the side for 2Â½ years....
- John Manley in News1130
A great many of them are just in the streets, and they scrounge, or they starve,said John Manley, a former deputy prime minister in Jean Chretien's Liberal government and now a member of CARE Canada's board of directors. "It's just another...
- Hayley Wickenheiser in Canada.com
I saw kids his age who were orphans living on the street and being taken care of by the older kids around them, having to scrounge and fight for their food every day,Wickenheiser said. "They're on their own. I couldn't imagine my son and...