noun. ['ˈpænˌhændlɝ'] a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money.
- lend oneself
Words that Rhyme with Panhandler
Example sentences of the word panhandler
1. Noun, singular or mass
The average panhandler spent about 17 days per month panhandling.
Quotes containing the word panhandler
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. You have what I can afford to give. You are a panhandler, begging for anything, and I am the man walking briskly by, tossing a quarter or so into your paper cup. I can afford to give you this. This does not break me.
- Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius