(US) One who relies on another for support
(UK, New Zealand, Canada, Scotland) An individual who gets merchandise from the back of supermarket premises that is past its sell-by date.
A light cake, such as sponge cake.
(Biol.) A plant or animal that lives on or in an organism of another species from which it derives sustenance or protection without benefit to, and usually with harmful effects on, the host
One who does not pay one's debts.
The definition of a leech is a type of worm found in water or in wet areas with a strong sucker on both ends of its body which it uses to suck blood from its hosts, or a person who attaches themselves to another person like a parasite.
Find another word for sponger. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sponger, like: dependent, freeloader, sponge, hanger-on, parasite, sycophant, bloodsucker, chiseler, deadbeat, moocher and trencher friend.