1. begging

noun. ['ˈbɛgɪŋ'] a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person).


  • solicitation
  • mendicancy

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Rhymes with Begging

  • pegging
  • legging

Sentences with begging

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Your child will be begging you to build another one before you know it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Apart from sitting up, dogs make their begging intentions clear in a variety of ways.

Quotes about begging

1. I'll tell you, in my life I've never once have seen a Hispanic panhandler, because in our community, it would be viewed as shameful to be out on the street begging. Those are all conservative values - faith, family, hard work, responsibility.
- Ted Cruz

2. Please,"he says. "I'm begging you to stop."I still. "I can't stomach your pain,"he says. "I can feel it so strongly and it's making me crazy- please,"he says to me. "Don't be sad. Or hurt. Or guilty. You've done nothing wrong.""I'm sorry-""Don't be sorry, either,"he says. "God, the only reason I'm not going to kill Kent for this is because I know it would only upset you more.
- Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

3. You will never gain anyone's approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.
- Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass