Thesaurus

cadging

verb
present participle of cadge

Synonyms of cadging

to persuade someone to give you (something) for free
  • He spent his time trying to cadge drinks from the customers.
  • She cadged money from her sister.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for cadging

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cadging

Cite this Entry

“Cadging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cadging. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

Comments on cadging

What made you want to look up cadging? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!