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  1. beg·gar
    IPA[ˈbeɡər]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. reduce (someone) to poverty:

      by being soft to the unfortunate, we beggared ourselves
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: beggar, plural noun: beggars

    • noun

      a person, typically a homeless one, who lives by asking for money or food.

      a person of a specified type, especially one to be envied or pitied:

    • verb

      reduce (someone) to poverty:
    • be too extraordinary to be believed or described
    • be too extraordinary to be believed or described
    • noun

      a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one's opponent's cards. Players alternately turn cards up and if an honor is revealed, the other player must find an honor within a specified number of turns or else forfeit the cards already played.
    • adjective

      (especially of national policy) self-aggrandizing at the expense of competitors:
    • noun

      an appetizer consisting of a crêpe stuffed with a savory filling, typically caviar and crème fraiche.
    • noun

      a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one's opponent's cards. Players alternately turn cards up and if an honour is revealed, the other player must find an honour within a specified number of turns or else forfeit the cards already played.
    • adjective

      (especially of national policy) self-aggrandizing at the expense of competitors:
    • noun

      an appetizer consisting of a crêpe stuffed with a savoury filling, typically caviar and crème fraiche.
    • be too extraordinary to be believed or described
    • be too extraordinary to be believed or described
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