|Origin:||scrunge 'to steal' (1900-2000)|
scrounge1 [intransitive and transitive] informal
a group of children scrounging for food
scrounge something off/from somebody
I managed to scrounge some money off my dad.
scrounge around (for something) American English
Leroy would scrounge around for old car parts.
—scrounger noun [countable]