To remove or absorb with a sponge or cloth:
To dig up by or as if by the roots:
(Informal, Chiefly Brit.) To beg or get by begging; sponge
(Slang) To get by begging or sponging; cadge
(Intransitive) to request the help of someone, often in the form of money
To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms:
To move, pass, etc. stealthily, quietly, gradually, or without being noticed
To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
To move or lurk about in a stealthy, craven, or sinister manner; slink
To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
(Western US) To drive (livestock) slowly or far afield, especially for grazing.
Request means to ask for something.
Find another word for mooches. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mooches, like: sponges, grubs, cadges, bums, begs, wanders, steals, sneaks, skulks, filches and drifts.