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shnorrer

[shnawr-er, shnohr-] /ˈʃnɔr ər, ˈʃnoʊr-/
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  • Another shnorrer is waiting to inherit my bed of straw.
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schnorrer

noun
  1. A beggar, esp one who counts parasitically on a family or community; moocher, sponge: ''Hooray for Captain Spaulding, the African explorer!'' ''Did someone call me schnorrer?'' (1892+)
  2. A person who habitually haggles; niggard

[fr Yiddish shnorrer]


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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