mooch off

mooch off
уходить, уезжать, отправляться, отбывать

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  • mooch — v. (slang) (AE) 1) (D; tr.) ( to beg for ) to mooch from (he mooched a cigarette from me) 2) (d; intr.) ( to sponge ) to mooch off of, on (to mooch on one s friends) * * * [muːtʃ] on (to mooch on one s friends) (d; intr.) ( to sponge ) to mooch… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mooch — /mutʃ / (say moohch) Colloquial –verb (i) 1. to skulk or sneak. 2. to hang or loiter about. 3. to slouch or saunter along. –verb (t) 4. to steal. 5. to get without paying or at another s expense; cadge. –phrase 6. mooch off, a. to depart …  

  • mooch — [mu:tʃ] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: muchier to hide ] AmE informal to get something by asking someone to give you it, instead of paying for it British Equivalent: scroungemooch sth off sb ▪ He tried to mooch a drink off me.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mooch´er — mooch «mooch», Slang. –v.t. 1. to get from another by begging or sponging; beg: »He mooches a couple of cigarettes off me every day. 2. to pilfer; steal. –v.i. 1. to sponge or beg shamelessly. 2. to sneak; …   Useful english dictionary

  • mooch — (v.) mid 15c., pretend poverty, probably from O.Fr. muchier, mucier to hide, sulk, conceal, hide away, keep out of sight, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Celtic or Germanic (Liberman prefers the latter, Klein the former). Or the word may be a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mooch — [v] cadge beg, borrow, bum*, bum off*, freeload, leach off*, scrounge, sponge; concept 89 …   New thesaurus

  • mooch — [mo͞och] Slang vi. [ME mowchen, dial. var. of mychen, to pilfer: see MICHE] 1. to skulk or sneak 2. to loiter, loaf, or rove about 3. to get food, money, etc. by begging or sponging vt. 1. to steal; pilfer …   English World dictionary

  • mooch — [mutj] 1. tv. & in. to beg for money, liquor, or drugs in public places. □ No mooching around here! Move along! □ Jed mooched drinks all evening. 2. n. a beggar. □ The guy is a mooch. Get him out of here. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • mooch — Synonyms and related words: bat, bat around, beg, bum, bum around, cadge, count ties, divagate, do nothing, drift, flit, gad, gad about, gallivant, go about, go the rounds, goof off, hang around, hit, hit the road, hit the trail, hit up, hobo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mooch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v., slang, cadge, borrow, sponge (inf.), bum (inf.); lift (inf.), snitch (sl.). See request. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. Sl. cadge, beg, *sponge, *bum off, *leach off, *panhandle, pilfer. III (Roget …   English dictionary for students

  • mooch — 1) vb a. to hang around, linger aimlessly, idle b. to cadge, sponge, take advantage of (one s friends) ► I ve been mooching off you for years and it s never been a problem until she showed up. (School of Rock, US film, 2003) The word has been in… …   Contemporary slang


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