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Etymology

From Middle English beggare, from beggen (to beg) + -are (-er)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
beggar

Plural
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  1. A person who begs.
    • 1983, Rosen, Stanley. Plato’s Sophist: The Drama of Original & Image. South Bend, Indiana, USA: St. Augustine’s Press, p. 62.
      Odysseus has returned to his home disguised as a beggar.
  2. A person suffering from extreme poverty.

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Verb

Infinitive
to beggar

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to beggar (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.
  2. To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.

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