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Noun: sponger  spún-ju(r)
  1. A workman employed to collect sponges
     
  2. A follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    - leech, parasite, sponge

Derived forms: spongers

Type of: acolyte, follower, working man, working person, workingman, workman