Meaning of sponger


Pronunciation: (spun'jur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that sponges.
  2. a person who habitually borrows or lives at the expense of others; parasite.
  3. a person or boat engaged in gathering sponges.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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