- To obtain or try to obtain by begging; cadge. See Synonyms at cadge.
- To steal; filch.
- To get or try to get something free of charge; sponge: lived by mooching off friends.
- To wander about aimlessly.
- To skulk around; sneak.
- One who begs or cadges; a sponge.
- A dupe, as in a confidence game.