Definitions of sponger
  1. noun
    a workman employed to collect sponges
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    type of:
    working man, working person, workingman, workman
    an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
  2. noun
    a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    synonyms: leech, parasite, sponge
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    type of:
    a person who accepts the leadership of another
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