Origin of beggar
OTHER WORDS FROM beggarbeg·gar·hood, noun
Words nearby beggar
How to use beggar in a sentence
Because the only disabled people I saw in the movies were either blind beggars or blind singers.Historic Oscar moment wasn’t the slap|Kathi Wolfe|April 1, 2022|Washington Blade
Penelope, whose constancy Odysseus put to the test by disguising himself as a beggar when he returned home after long years away at war, ultimately demonstrated her steadfastness to her husband’s satisfaction.How World War II's ‘Dear John’ Letters Changed American Society|Susan L. Carruthers|February 14, 2022|Time
They’re endearing, dopey, shameless beggars who can appease even the most cantankerous souls.Fascinating science stories to help you survive holiday small talk|Elana Spivack|November 25, 2021|Popular-Science
If you rely on SNAP benefits or food pantries or free fridges for your food, the message is that it’s your fault, and that “beggars can’t be choosers.”Add Flavors to Your Food Pantry Donation|Jaya Saxena|November 4, 2021|Eater
Better to be a beggar in freedom,” he cried out, “than to be forced into compromises against my conscience.The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler|John Henry Crosby|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief, doctor, lawyer, Indian chief, and all that.Joseph Campbell on the Roots of Halloween|Joseph Campbell|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In an interview, Liang said, “Air should be the most valueless commodity, free to breathe for any vagrant or beggar.”The Chinese Can’t Catch Their Breath|Brendon Hong|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The landays in I Am the Beggar of the World are sung only when men are absent.
I am the Beggar of the World is a book of poems, war reportage, and photographs.
He's a lucky beggar, Reginald, a very lucky beggar, and Warrender's daughter is more than he deserves.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?
Valence sent a woman, disguised as a beggar, to spy out the position; but Bruce saw through the dodge, and the spy confessed.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
If God put a beggar on horseback, would the horse be blamable for galloping to Monte Carlo?God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
And on the same authority we find that there is the ghost of dirt, for the ghost of the old beggar-man was "dirty."Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank