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British English: /skraʊn(d)ʒ/
American English: /skraʊndʒ/

Translation of scrounge in German:

transitive verb

  • 2 (take illicitly)
    mitgehen lassen [informal]
    sich Dat. unter den Nagel reißen [slang]

intransitive verb

  • 2 (take things illicitly)
    klauen [slang]
  • 3scrounge [around]
    herumstöbern [informal]
    scrounge for something
    nach etwas suchen


  • be on the scrounge [for something]
    [etwas] schnorren wollen [informal]

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