HyperDic: fritter_away

English > 1 sense of the expression fritter away:
VERBconsumptionfritter away, fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fool, fool awayspend frivolously and unwisely
English > fritter away: 1 sense > verb 1, consumption
Meaningspend frivolously and unwisely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Fritter away one's inheritance"
Synonymsfritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fool, fool away
Entailsconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishderrochar, dilapidar, disipar, disparar, malgastar, prodigar
Catalandisparar, dissipar, malgastar

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