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English definition of “beggar”

beggar

noun [C]     /ˈbeɡ.ər/ US  //
a poor person who lives by asking others for money or foodPoor people UK informal a person, especially when you are expressing an opinion about something that they have done, or that has happened to them: You've won again, you lucky beggar. Those children have been running about in my rose garden again, the little beggars (= annoying people)!People in general
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