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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a porous cleaning product in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed; Easily squashed.

Usage examples (22)
  • Noun : His mind is a sponge gathering historical data
  • Verb (used with object) : to sponge up water. ,He sponged 40 bucks from his friend and went to the city
  • Verb (used without object) : He came back home and sponged off his family for a while
  • Sometimes a wet stain goes through the carpet to the spongelike padding below. for more
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