wastrel


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Synonyms for wastrel

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a person who spends money or resources wastefully

a self-indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity

Synonyms for wastrel

someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently

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Prince Wastrel, aka Harry, inherits PS10million from his mother Princess Diana's estate on his 30th birthday in 10 days' time.
THUG ruined great gran's final days: this was the story in the Chronicle on January 13 and goes on to describe that this poor lady Marilyn Massie aged 64, suffering from cancer, was attacked from behind by a cowardly wastrel, 30-year-old-John Elliot Cram, who after pushing her down stole her handbag.
So much so that the government is considering getting stern with us all, via a bag charge, so disappointed is it in our wastrel ways.
The kooky clan include sassy teenager Carolyn (Chloe Grace Moretz) and wastrel Roger (Jonny Lee Miller).
Mike's wife Jackie (Amy Ryan) is reluctant to allow the wastrel to stay, locking Kyle in a room in the basement.
Dick, as a pill turns a wastrel writer into a brilliant whiz kid.
Set in the Ozarks, she plays teenager Ree who has been left in charge of her younger brother and sister because their wastrel father has skipped bail and disappeared.
The intriguing tale of the Nicholas' daring and anonymous effort to rescue three young women from being sold into slavery by their greedy, wastrel father is carefully retold, based on reliable 10th century resources.
At least in the final tale "The Opportunist" a monumentally narcissistic actor--who is a wastrel a scoundrel a cuckold and a murderer--earns his misery.
A MY Winehouse's wastrel husband, Blake Fielder Civil, has a new love interest - a 31-year-old mum of two.
No, they call me a wastrel, a ne'erdo-well and, sometimes, just Stinky.
This title, first published in the US looks at the eighteenth-century American political polemicist and asks if he were 'the most important political writer of his century' or a 'filthy, poverty-stricken, drunken wastrel and an unoriginal thinker'.
Blitt happily admits that "The Winner" - starring Rob Corddry as Glen, a wastrel who lives with his parents and decides to turn his life around to impress a pretty neighbor - has many autobiographical elements, such as "the idea of me living at home and having to get out of my way and pursue writing.
In an age of spectacular spendthrifts, Oxford was, Lawrence Stone writes, "the greatest wastrel of them all" (The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 172).
Acres of newsprint have been devoted to the supermodel's relationship with Doherty, a wastrel of a rock "star" if ever there was.