schnorrer

noun
schnor·​rer | \ ˈshnȯr-ər How to pronounce schnorrer (audio) \

Definition of schnorrer

: beggar especially : one who wheedles others into supplying his or her wants

First Known Use of schnorrer

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schnorrer

Yiddish shnorer

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“Schnorrer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schnorrer. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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