Scrounge Definition

skrounj
scrounged, scrounges, scrounging
verb
scrounged, scrounges, scrounging
To manage to get or find by hunting around.
Webster's New World
To obtain (something) by begging or borrowing with no intention of reparation.
Scrounged a few dollars off my brother.
American Heritage
To obtain by salvaging or foraging; round up.
American Heritage
To get by begging or sponging; mooch.
Webster's New World
To seek (around) for something; forage.
Webster's New World
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noun

Someone who scrounges; a scrounger.

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Other Word Forms of Scrounge

Noun

Singular:
scrounge
Plural:
scrounges

Origin of Scrounge

  • Alteration of dialectal scrunge to steal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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