Definitions For Sponge

noun

  • Primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
  • A follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  • Someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
  • A porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • A piece of light natural or artificial material that becomes soft when it is wet, is able to take in and hold liquid, and is used for washing or cleaning
  • A type of sea animal from which natural sponges are made
  • Someone who gets something from someone else without doing or paying anything in return

verb

  • Gather sponges, in the ocean
  • Wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
  • Soak up with a sponge
  • Erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard
  • Ask for and get free; be a parasite
  • To clean or wipe (something) with a sponge
  • To put (paint) on a surface with a sponge
  • To get money, food, etc., from (someone) without doing or paying anything in return

Is Sponge a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

The word Sponge is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sponge in a Sentence

  • Finally told the sponge to move out of their house and to get a job
  • She sponged up the spilt milk.
  • He sponged off his face.
  • She sponged the dirt off her shirt.

Synonyms for Sponge

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