ponce off

ponce off
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "ponce off":
present tense I/you/we/they ponce off he/she/it ponces off present participle poncing off past tense ponced off past participle ponced off British very informal
ponce something off someone to get something that you want by asking someone else for it instead of providing it or paying for it yourself

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