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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others.

Usage examples (9)
  • Nice reference to ‘Northern Exposure’ in the schnorrer wiki entry.
  • No longer would anyone dare to call him the city's greatest schnorrer.
  • As for the schnorrer producers of Mad Men - well, I hope their free lunch will soon be over.
  • Anyway, it's worth the price of admission to hear the line "Did someone call me schnorrer?" from "Hooray For Captain Spaulding" sung by a bunch of goyim moppets. for more
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