abegging

[ uh-beg-ing ]
/ əˈbɛg ɪŋ /

adverb, adjective

Archaic. begging.

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Idioms for abegging

    go abegging, to be unnoticed, unused, or unappreciated; find few supporters: New ideas often go abegging.

Origin of abegging

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at a-1, beg1, -ing2
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