Definitions For Sponger


  • A follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  • A workman employed to collect sponges
  • 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


  • 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 Sponger a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Sponger is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sponger 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 Sponger

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