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Noun: beggar  be-gu(r)
  1. A pauper who lives by begging
    - mendicant
Verb: beggar  be-gu(r)
  1. Be beyond the resources of
    "This beggars description!"
     
  2. Reduce to beggary
    - pauperize, pauperise [Brit]

Derived forms: beggared, beggaring, beggars

Type of: defy, impoverish, indigent, pauper, refuse, resist

Encyclopedia: Beggar