cadger definition

  • noun:
    • A hawker or peddler.
    • A beggar.
    • A packman or itinerant huckster.
    • one that gets his lifestyle by trickery or begging.
    • One who carries hawks on a cadge.
    • initially, a carrier; a packman.
    • one that holds butter, eggs, poultry, etc., to advertise from the country; an itinerant huckster or hawker.
    • an individual who gets a full time income by begging: as, “the gentleman cadger,”
    • The bearer or service of hawks.
    • someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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