fritter

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To occupy oneself idly or without clear purpose, to tinker with an unimportant part of a project, to dally, sometimes as a form of procrastination

He can’t figure out how to finish the paper he’s writing, so he’s resorted to frittering with the fonts.

A dish made by deep-frying food coated in batter
Fritters are round pieces of fruit, vegetables, or meat that are dipped in batter and fried. apple fritters. fritter away to waste time, money, or effort on something small or unimportant fritter something⇔away on. a thin piece of fruit, vegetable, or meat covered with a mixture of eggs and flour and cooked in hot fat apple/corn/banana etc fritter
A small quantity of batter, fried in boiling lard or in a frying pan
To break into small pieces or fragments
{f} waste; be used up, be wasted; break into pieces
{i} fried piece of batter (often containing a filling of fruit or meat)
small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance
spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
To cut, as meat, into small pieces, for frying
Fritters are of various kinds, named from the substance inclosed in the batter; as, apple fritters, clam fritters, oyster fritters
small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
A fragment; a shred; a small piece
fritter away
To squander or waste

I had been frittering away my money, too, on luxuries.

fritter away
If someone fritters away time or money, they waste it on unimportant or unnecessary things. The firm soon started frittering away the cash it was generating I seem to fritter my time away at coffee mornings. = squander
fritter batter
batter for making fritters
french fritter
very rich drop friedcake dusted with confectioners' sugar and served with lemon sauce or preserves
apple fritter
A type of fritter made with pieces of apple deep-fried in batter and often served covered with powdered sugar, honey or cinnamon
apple fritter
fritter containing sliced apple
corn fritter
fritter containing corn or corn kernels
frittered
past of fritter
frittering
present participle of fritter
fritters
plural of fritter
fritter