waster

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An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste
Someone or something that wastes; someone who squanders or spends extravagantly
A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil

Or, as they that play at wasters exercise themselves by a few cudgels how to avoid an enemy's blows, let us arm ourselves against all such violent incursions which may invade our minds.

{n} a lavish consumer, prodigal, destroyer
someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; called also a thief
a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"
One who, or that which, wastes; one who squanders; one who consumes or expends extravagantly; a spendthrift; a prodigal
An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; -- called also a thief
{i} someone or something that wastes; squanderer, spendthrift
time-waster
Something unproductive
time-waster
Someone who wastes time
time waster
disapproval If you say that someone or something is a time waster, you mean that they cause you to spend a lot of time doing something that is unnecessary or does not produce any benefit. Surfing the Internet is fun, but it's also a time waster
wasters
plural of waster
waster

    Türkische aussprache

    weystır

    Aussprache

    /ˈwāstər/ /ˈweɪstɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ 'wA-st&r ] (noun.) 14th century. Partly from Anglo-Norman wastere, wastour, partly from waste +‎ -er.

    Wort des Tages

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