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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
panhandler
Definition:
a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money

Synonyms:

noun
beggar
bum, mendicant, street person, vagrant, tramp.
idler
beggar, bum, clock watcher, couch potato, dawdler, drone, freeloader, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof-off, idler, layabout, lazybones, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, lounge lizard, mendicant, mooch, moocher, mope, ne'er-do-well, scrounger, slacker, slouch, sloucher, slowpoke, sponger, vagrant, wastrel, dilly-dallyer.
person
panhandler.
sponge
hanger-on.
Examples of usage:
  1. You're nose gets as red as a rear light on an automobile or the beak of a Park Row panhandler. – Love Letters of a Rookie to Julie by Barney Stone
  2. Stripped of his glamour, his pretty tricks, and his social position, D'Orsay shows up as an unadulterated dead beat, a sublimated panhandler; while Marguerite's early experience in helping Shiver- the- Frills ward off bailiffs and suchlike gold- seekers now stood her in fine stead. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  3. " Panhandler," said the driver succinctly. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  4. I felt like a panhandler. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  5. The word stood out in his mind to be instantly followed by that other word that, for him, had spelled ruin, made him a ragged panhandler, reduced him to living among the poorest and most hopeless. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various

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