Definition of beggar:
- One who assumes in argument what he does not prove.
- One who begs; one who asks or entreats earnestly, or with humility; a petitioner.
- One who is dependent upon others for support; - a contemptuous or sarcastic use.
- One who makes it his business to ask alms.
- To cause to seem very poor and inadequate.
- To reduce to beggary; to impoverish; as, he had beggared himself.
suppliant, indigent, cadger, have-not, parasite, derelict, pauperise, pauper, bummer, suitor, friar, dependent, pauperize, almsman, rich, scoundrel, supplicant, prayer, financier, rascal, bankrupt, scamp, down-and-outer, mendicant, prodigal, donor, almswoman, request, fellow, millionaire, down-and-out.
idler (part of speech: noun)
- couch potato,
- lounge lizard,
- clock watcher,
- "Dickens As an Educator", James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes.
- "The Book of Were-Wolves", Sabine Baring-Gould.
- "The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander", Frank R. Stockton.