Definition of Scrouging

1. Verb. (present participle of scrouge) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrouging

1. scrouge [v] - See also: scrouge

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrouging

scrouge
scrouged
scrouger
scrougers
scrouges
scrouging (current term)
scrounge
scrounge up
scrounged
scrounger
scroungers
scrounges
scroungier
scroungiest
scrounging
scroungy
scrow
scrowdge
scrowdged
scrowdges

Literary usage of Scrouging

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

1. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1860)
"After hard scrouging each way some hundred yards, wo came together and held a ... Them boys that 'aa scrouging each other will find plenty of room this way. ..."

2. American Journal of Education by Barnard (1882)
"On the entrance of the master, all shuffling of the feet, ' scrouging,' hitting of elbows, and whispering disputes, were hastily adjusted, leaving a silence ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"Lord 1 the way it all comes scrouging in on my mind !— (Abruptly.) This dern sun is that pesky an' strong, it 's enough for to strike a man blind ! ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1835)
"{ never see sich a mess of fellers as they have here all the while: there is all kind of critters, jamming and scrouging folks, and ong another ; they don't ..."

5. Representative Plays by American Dramatists by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"... anybody lives in this big city, not I; for my part, I believe how they all lives in the street, there's such a monstrous sight of people a scrouging ..."

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