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EtymologyEdit

From a musical instrument, formerly used by beggar musicians, the Schnurre or Schnurrpfeife.

VerbEdit

schnorren (third-person singular simple present schnorrt, past tense schnorrte, past participle geschnorrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to scrounge, sponge, cadge
    Er schnorrt sich so durch die Gegend.
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    Kann ich mir 'ne Zigarette von dir schnorren?
    Can I scrounge a ciggy off you?

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