Definition of Scrooging

1. scrooge [v] - See also: scrooge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrooging

scrolls
scrolltext
scrolltexts
scrollwise
scrollwork
scrollworks
scrolly
scrooch
scrooched
scrooches
scrooching
scrooge-like
scrooged
scrooges
scrooging (current term)
scroop
scrooped
scrooping
scroops
scrootch
scrootched
scrootches
scrootching
scrophula
scrophulae
scrophularia
scrophulariaceous
scrophulas

Literary usage of Scrooging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Queer Folk: Seven Stories by Samuel Edmund Waller (1874)
"Now poor Grub was " scrooging " no where, for the excellent reason that he was perfectly unable to move a single inch, and was, moreover, in his present ..."

2. Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society (1868)
"... rich men's sons had not only pressed into the Universities, but were scrooging poor men's sons out of the endowments meant only for the poor, ..."

3. The Babees Book: Aristotle's A B C, Urbanitatis, Stans Puer Ad Mensam, The by Frederick James Furnivall (1868)
"... rich men's sons had not only pressed into the Universities, but were scrooging poor men's sons out of the endowments meant only for the poor, ..."

4. Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Falls by Charles Mason Dow (1921)
"... and night found us still *' scrooging on,*' and occasionally stopping and digging out. Thus we passed by Rochester and the Genesee Falls, ..."

5. An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great by William Kelly (1851)
"&c., which originated a right royal row of the regular " rough and tumble" sort, " knives, biting, scrooging, ..."

6. The Sunday at Home by Religious Tract Society, Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"... moving of rough and ready people — sounds as natural and inevitable as the scrooging and grinding together of stones in the bed of a mountain torrent, ..."

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