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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who feeds or picks up someone's leftovers.

Usage examples (36)
  • The bold raccoon became a scavenger when night fell.
  • But it used to, the old frames had revolving scavenger rolls — what they call a scavenger roll, most of them called it a lap stick then.
  • Western Ocean, in New York City, hautboy, or ho-boy, becomes the name by which the night-scavenger is known.
  • From haunted waterslides to a pumpkin scavenger hunt, here are 7 hotels with spooky-themed amenities this Halloween. for more
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