fritter away


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  • verb

Synonyms for fritter away

Synonyms for fritter away

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

Synonyms for fritter away

spend frivolously and unwisely

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Why else would city bigwigs fritter away more than quarter of a million pounds on outside "Public Relations" firms, when they already employ 10 press officers of their own?
WARRINGTON coach James Lowes saw his side fritter away the chance of a home tie in the engage Super League play-offs.
As we've seen before in the case of the BAE Al-Yamamah deal, Western governments are happy to see authoritarian states fritter away their money on expensive toys, as long as it's from the right suppliers.
County officials seem happy to fritter away taxpayer money at every turn.
UK holidaymakers will fritter away 365,366 weeks languishing in hotel rooms with hangovers in 2006, says a survey.
Those who have pounds 100,000 to fritter away can hire him.
Dinners out, a housekeeper, buying expensive prepackaged foods from the grocery store, and not taking the time to comparison shop can quickly fritter away dollars.
That's what a so-called charmed life has needed, An open season to fritter away, hunting Or cavorting about as snug in its getup As the ace of spaces is in his or in yours;
The home side went on to fritter away chance after chance in the first half hour.
God forbid we should read a book, write our congressman, meditate, or fritter away our time with some other non-work-oriented pursuit for a few hours.
We couldn't agree more that a marketplace should never compromise on its core technology, nor fritter away precious dollars on dazzling public-relations campaigns.
Albion's success brought an end to the suffering of their supporters, who had watched them fritter away a 19-point lead.
How did a country the size of Britain manage to fritter away such a phenomenal heritage?
AS CHILDREN in the North East prepare to go back to school, new research reveals a worrying number of them will fritter away their parents' cash by stocking up at the sweet shop on the way to class.
THAT Birmingham City Council managed to fritter away over pounds 1 million of taxpayers' money on expensive taxi journeys is a worrying example of the reckless attitude that many local government workers seem to have towards public funds.