panhandle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To approach strangers and beg for money or food.
    • To accost individuals in a public destination and ask for money; to beg.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To approach and beg from (a stranger).
    • To obtain by approaching and begging from a stranger: panhandled money. See Synonyms at cadge.
    • to obtain by panhandling.
    • To accost in a public location and ask for funds from.
  • noun:
    • The handle of a pan.
    • A narrow strip of territory projecting from a bigger, broader area, such as Alaska, Idaho, Oklahoma, Tx, and western Virginia.
    • The handle of a pan.
    • (US) On a map, where a part of a political entity forms a longish extension such that it resembles the handle of a pan, just like a frying pan.
    • The handle of a pan
    • The handle of a pan; thus, an extended thin strip projecting like the handle of a frying-pan.
    • a comparatively narrow strip of land projecting from some bigger area
    • the handle of a cooking pan
  • verb:
    • To beg for cash, specifically with a container available for getting loose modification, particularly on road, and especially, by a bum.
    • beg by accosting men and women in the pub and asking for money

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