wastrel


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Synonyms for wastrel

Synonyms for wastrel

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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The cash is put to good use, as the young wastrel spends it to pursue the beautiful Rachel Pickup as Portia, a fun-loving rich girl, who transforms into a wise imitation of a lawyer when the need arises.
THE GREEN HORNET (Channel 5, tonight, 9pm) MEDIA magnate James Reid dies from an allergic reaction to a bee sting, leaving his empire to his wastrel party-loving son Britt.
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.
There are two distances - 5 miles and a shorter 13/4 mile route Film: Wastrel son decides to go Green Hornet stings the criminals Tycoon James Reid (Tom Wilkinson) dies in mysterious circumstances and his wastrel son Britt (Seth Rogen) reluctantly takes control of his media empire and forges an unlikely friendship with his late father's driver Kato (Jay Chou).
He reveals as much once again in APKGK, smoothly narrating Prem's crossover from a wastrel of sorts to a guy who'll do anything to win over his ' mission' -- even it means working at the local halwai because Jenny loves men with jobs.
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.
MY Winehouse's wastrel husband, Blake Fielder Civil, has a new love interest - a 31-year-old mum of two.
When their mother died and their wastrel father Kazim (Mustafa Uzunyilmaz) remarried a harridan, they went to live with their grandfather Hasan (Mete Donmezer).
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'.