Synonyms for Sponge:

adj.

clean (adjective)
wet.

n.

bubble bath, clean up, BO, douche, ablutions, body odor, bath, bathe, delouse. freeload, miser, tightwad, taker, vulture, deadbeat, borrow, cheapskate, skinflint. dependence, hanger-on, carpet sweeper, Brillo pad, feather duster, cleaner, hoover, broom, kitchen paper, dishwasher, buffer, freeloader. coral, soak, conger eel, drunkard, dolphin, inebriate, boozer, tippler, man-of-war, sot, stiff, humpback, jellyfish, souse, boozehound, humpback whale, rummy, lush, Drugs, cuttlefish, octopus, plankton. cadger (noun)
sponger.
drunkard (noun)
rummy, tippler, boozer, sot.
moocher (noun)
parasite, hanger-on, bum, deadbeat, leech, freeloader.
parasite (noun)
hanger-on, taker, leech.
sponge (noun)
leech, mooch, poriferan, parazoan, sponger, grub, bum, cadge, parasite.

v.

mooch (verb)
freeload, cadge.

Other synonyms:

freeload, boozer, freeloader, rummy, boozehound, tippler, borrow. sot, hanger-on. souse. cadge
mooch.
drinker
drunkard.

Usage examples for sponge

  1. Bobby Trench was a bathing woman, with a sponge bag thing on his head. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall