schnorrer

noun

schnor·​rer ˈshnȯr-ər How to pronounce schnorrer (audio)
: beggar
especially : one who wheedles others into supplying his or her wants

Word History

Etymology

Yiddish shnorer

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of schnorrer was in 1875

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“Schnorrer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schnorrer. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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