a person or thing that sponges.
a person who habitually borrows or lives at the expense of others; parasite.
a person or boat engaged in gathering sponges.
(informal) a person who lives off other people by continually taking advantage of their generosity; parasite or scrounger
a person or ship employed in collecting sponges


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