Beggar vs. Begger

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Which is correct: Beggar or Begger

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The main difference between Beggar and Begger is that the Beggar is a One who begs; one who asks or entreats earnestly, or with humility; a petitioner and Begger is a obsolete form of beggar.

  • Beggar (noun)

    A person who begs.

  • Beggar (noun)

    A person suffering from extreme poverty.

  • Beggar (noun)

    A mean or wretched person; a scoundrel.

    "What does that silly beggar think he's doing?"

  • Beggar (verb)

    To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.

  • Beggar (verb)

    To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.

  • Begger (noun)

    obsolete form of beggar

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