Definition of Scrounging

1. Verb. (present participle of scrounge) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrounging

1. scrounge [v] - See also: scrounge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrounging

scrouge
scrouged
scrouger
scrougers
scrouges
scrouging
scrounge
scrounge up
scrounged
scrounger
scroungers
scrounges
scroungier
scroungiest
scrounging (current term)
scroungy
scrow
scrowdge
scrowdged
scrowdges
scrowl
scrowle
scrowled
scrowles
scrowling
scrowls
scrows
scroyle
scroyles

Literary usage of Scrounging

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1. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"If you keep on scrounging, in no time you'll have enough books to keep kids going. Group Size and Formation What size groups work best for literature ..."

2. One America Indivisible: A National Conversation on American Pluralism and by Sheldon Hackney (1999)
"And they are all on welfare, scrounging for morsels in the trash to fend off starvation. And. . . "I don't know where you get your figures," I finally broke ..."

3. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"I personally saw people in the streets scrounging for stray lumps of coal and eagerly scooping up horse droppings in tin cans for fertilizer. ..."

4. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"Sometimes I took a crack at a description or two, and sometimes I even pictured myself finally scrounging up the hours and the inspiration to finish the job ..."

5. Day One and Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle-Level Teachersby Rick Wormeli by Rick Wormeli (2003)
"or "scrounging for ketchup and handouts at McDonald's?" The best bulletin boards cause observers to think about the topics presented: "How did Pythagoras ..."

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