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Meaning of SPONGER

Pronunciation:  'spunjur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  2. [n]  a workman employed to collect sponges
 

SPONGER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: leech, parasite, sponge
 
 See Also: follower, working man, working person, workman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spon"ger\, n.
1. One who sponges, or uses a sponge.

2. One employed in gathering sponges.

3. Fig.: A parasitical dependent; a hanger-on.



 

 

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