Meaning of “cadge” in the English Dictionary

"cadge" in British English

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cadgeverb [ T ]

uk /kædʒ/ us /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?
cadger
noun [ C ] uk /ˈkædʒ.ər/ us /ˈkædʒ.ɚ/

(Definition of “cadge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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