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1. beggar

noun. ['ˈbɛgɝ'] a pauper who lives by begging.

Synonyms

  • sannyasi
  • panhandler
  • sannyasin
  • scrounger
  • beggarwoman
  • beggarman
  • cadger
  • sanyasi
  • mooch
  • pauper
  • mendicant

Antonyms

  • better
  • surrender
  • yield
  • obey

Etymology

  • begart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Beggar

  • mcgregor
  • macgregor
  • tregre
  • traeger
  • schreger
  • kraeger
  • gregor
  • greger
  • dreger
  • draeger
  • cregger
  • saeger
  • naeger
  • meger
  • legere
  • jaeger
  • haeger
  • beger
  • egger

Example sentences of the word beggar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Acts 3:1-9 tells the story of Peter and John passing by a lame beggar.

Quotes containing the word beggar


1. Poor France, thy fine climate, rich vineyards, and the wishes of the learned avail nothing; thou art a destitute beggar, and not the powerful friend thou wert represented to me.
- John James Audubon

2. You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,"said Aslan. "And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.
- C.S. Lewis, Prince Caspian

3. The man who has really won the love of one good woman in this world, I do not care if he dies in the ditch a beggar - his life has been a success.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

2. beggar-my-neighbor_strategy

noun. a policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy.

Synonyms

  • beggar-my-neighbour strategy
  • policy
  • beggar-my-neighbor policy

3. beggar-my-neighbor_policy

noun. a policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy.

Synonyms

  • beggar-my-neighbour policy
  • beggar-my-neighbour strategy
  • policy

4. beggar-my-neighbour

noun. a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards.

Synonyms

  • strip-Jack-naked
  • cards
  • beggar-my-neighbor

5. beggar-my-neighbor

noun. a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards.

Synonyms

  • card game
  • strip-Jack-naked
  • cards

6. beggar-ticks

noun. any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing.

Synonyms

  • European beggar-ticks
  • Bidens
  • beggar's-ticks
  • swampy beggar-ticks
  • trifid beggar-ticks
  • suffrutex
  • Bidens tripartita
  • bur marigold
  • Bidens bipinnata
  • sticktight
  • trifid bur marigold
  • genus Bidens
  • burr marigold
  • subshrub
  • Bidens trichosperma
  • Bidens coronata
  • Bidens connata
  • tickseed sunflower

7. beggar-ticks

noun. the seed of bur marigolds.

Synonyms

  • Spanish needles
  • bur marigold
  • beggar's-ticks
  • burr marigold
  • sticktight
  • burr

8. beggar-my-neighbour_strategy

noun. a policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy.

Synonyms

  • beggar-my-neighbour policy
  • policy
  • beggar-my-neighbor policy

9. beggar

verb. ['ˈbɛgɝ'] reduce to beggary.

Synonyms

  • pauperise
  • pauperize

Antonyms

  • contract in
  • accept
  • honor

Etymology

  • begart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. beggar

verb. ['ˈbɛgɝ'] be beyond the resources of.

Synonyms

  • resist
  • refuse

Antonyms

  • admit
  • lose
  • allow

Etymology

  • begart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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