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Beggar vs. Begger

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Which is correct: Beggar or Begger

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Beggarnoun

A person who begs.

Beggernoun

obsolete form of beggar

Beggarnoun

A person suffering from extreme poverty.

Beggarnoun

A mean or wretched person; a scoundrel.

‘What does that silly beggar think he's doing?’;

Beggarverb

(transitive) To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.

Beggarverb

(transitive) To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.

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Beggarnoun

One who begs; one who asks or entreats earnestly, or with humility; a petitioner.

Beggarnoun

One who makes it his business to ask alms.

Beggarnoun

One who is dependent upon others for support; - a contemptuous or sarcastic use.

Beggarnoun

One who assumes in argument what he does not prove.

Beggarverb

To reduce to beggary; to impoverish; as, he had beggared himself.

Beggarverb

To cause to seem very poor and inadequate.

‘It beggared all description.’;

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Beggarnoun

a pauper who lives by begging

Beggarverb

be beyond the resources of;

‘This beggars description!’;

Beggarverb

reduce to beggary

Beggarnoun

a person, typically a homeless one, who lives by asking for money or food.

Beggarnoun

a person of a specified type, especially one to be envied or pitied

‘poor little beggars’;

Beggarverb

reduce (someone) to poverty

‘why should I beggar myself for you?’;

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