Definition of Beggaring

1. Verb. (present participle of beggar) ¹



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Definition of Beggaring

1. beggar [v] - See also: beggar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beggaring

beggar-my-neighbor strategy
beggar-my-neighbors
beggar-my-neighbour
beggar-my-neighbour policy
beggar-my-neighbour strategy
beggar-thy-neighbor
beggar-ticks
beggar belief
beggar lice
beggardom
beggardoms
beggared
beggarhood
beggarhoods
beggaries
beggaring (current term)
beggarism
beggarlier
beggarliest
beggarlike
beggarliness
beggarlinesses
beggarly
beggarman
beggarmen
beggars
beggars can't be choosers
beggarticks
beggarware
beggarweed

Literary usage of Beggaring

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1. Essays in Philosophical Criticism by ed Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison, Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (1883)
"No one denies nowadays that honest trading means mutual gain to the traders; it is neither beggaring my neighbour nor beggaring myself, but serving both. ..."

2. Utopia: And History of King Richard III by Thomas More (1834)
"This, indeed, is the only instance of their frugality; for in all other things they are prodigal, even to the beggaring of themselves. ..."

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