Synonyms of mooch in English:

mooch


See definition of mooch

verb

1‘he was always mooching money from us’

SYNONYMS
beg, ask for, ask for money, borrow
scrounge, bum, sponge, cadge

noun

1‘she is such a mooch’

SYNONYMS
beggar
bum, scrounger, sponger, cadger, freeloader, moocher

Phrases

    mooch about/around

    ‘he just mooched around his bedsit’


    SYNONYMS
    British

    loiter, linger, potter, skulk

    loaf, loaf about, loaf around, laze, laze about, laze around, lounge, lounge about, lounge around, loll, loll about, loll around, slouch, slouch about, slouch around, idle, vegetate, waste time, kill time, while away time, mark time, sit back, take it easy, rest on one's oars, kick one's heels, twiddle one's thumbs

    informal

    hang around, hang round, veg out

    British informal

    hang about, slummock

    North American informal

    bum around, bat about, bat around, lollygag, lay on one's oars

    archaic, literary

    tarry