Synonyms of 'scrounge'
- cadge, beg, blag (slang), bum (informal), freeload (slang), sponge (informal)
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Thesaurus for scrounge from the Collins American English Thesaurus
If you say that someone scrounges something such as food or money, you disapprove of them because they get it by asking for it, rather than by buying it or earning it.