beggar

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1 beggar /ˈbɛgɚ/ noun
plural beggars
1 beggar
/ˈbɛgɚ/
noun
plural beggars
Learner's definition of BEGGAR
[count]
: a person who lives by begging for money, food, etc.
British, informal : a person who is regarded as lucky, unlucky, lazy, etc.

beggars can't be choosers

◊ The saying beggars can't be choosers means that people who need something must be satisfied with whatever they get even if it is not exactly what they wanted.
2 beggar /ˈbɛgɚ/ verb
beggars; beggared; beggaring
2 beggar
/ˈbɛgɚ/
verb
beggars; beggared; beggaring
Learner's definition of BEGGAR
[+ object]
formal : to make (someone or something) very poor
chiefly British used in the phrases beggar belief and beggar description to talk about something that is very difficult to believe or describe
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