fritter away


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Synonyms for fritter away

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

Synonyms for fritter away

spend frivolously and unwisely

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Graham Long, chairman of Ladbroke Action Group, said: "At a time when local authorities and national spending departments are having to create redundancies and cut services, government can still find this money to fritter away."
Plenty of opportunities to fritter away all that hard-earned cash!
He believes many seniors fritter away their final year of high school anyway.
British warlords fritter away British lives without concern as to whether the general public support the Afghan war.
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.
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.
CARRY a notebook with you for two weeks and write down everything you spend - you may be surprised how much cash you fritter away on coffees, sandwiches and that beer after work.
Everton tossed away a two-goal lead and then a lead in time added on against Chelsea on Saturday, to fritter away their 11th point from a winning position since November 28.
Millions of families fritter away cash through draughty doors, windows and even floorboards.
Albion's success brought an end to the suffering of their supporters, who had watched them fritter away a 19-point lead.