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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspongerspon‧ger /ˈspʌndʒə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  ASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO somethingsomeone who gets money, free meals etc from other people and does nothing for them – used to show disapproval
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spongerAnd yet, she didn't look a sponger, she didn't sound a sponger.He recognised no social barriers when making friends and was surrounded by an army of spongers.The world seemed to consist of spongers like Marc, supporters like Christopher, and victims like Francis.
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