Definition of charity case in English:

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charity case

noun

informal
A person or group regarded as needing help or financial support: she was sent as a charity case to a Catholic boarding school I like to pay my way, not be a charity case
More example sentences
  • I don't want to be treated like some damn charity case.
  • I'm not some charity case waiting for you to play benefactor.
  • The last thing Australia needs is yet another charity case to support.

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