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English definition of “cadge”

cadge

verb [T]     /kædʒ/ informal often disapproving
to (try to) get something from someone else without paying for it: He's always cadging free meals and free trips from/off his clients. Can I cadge a lift home?Making appeals and requests cadger     /ˈkædʒ.ər/ US  // noun [C] Making appeals and requests
(Definition of cadge verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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