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sponger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sponger

  1. a person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return a spoiled sponger who, after college, moved back in with her parents and seems to be in no hurry to get a job Synonyms bloodsucker, freeloader, free rider, hanger-on, moocher, parasite, sponge, leechRelated Words dependent; deadbeat, idler; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), henchman, lackey, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man; cheapskate, miser, niggard, piker, scrooge, skinflint, tightwadNear Antonyms benefactor, philanthropist, supporter


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