One who lives on the streets or constitutes a public nuisance.
One who spends a lot of time doing a particular recreational activity:
A mendicant friar
One who solicits alms for a living.
(Now Rare) A person, esp. a man, supported by alms
Find another word for panhandler. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for panhandler, like: vagrant, bum, mendicant, beggar, tramp, almsman, almswoman, cadger, bummer, moocher and request.