Definition Of squander


waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.

entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars

Example Of squander

  • A washed-out match may present the Windies with their best chance of avoiding another defeat after squandering a terrific opportunity at St George's Park.

  • As a squanderer of chances he would not have been out of place as a Rangers player yesterday.

  • Bolton boss Sam Allardyce could not hide his frustration at seeing his side squander a lead yet again.

  • But that didn't work out because I squandered all the money I had, somehow.

  • But the fact that your son is a squanderer and spendthrift does not prevent his inheritance from you.

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