Simple Definition of misspend
: to spend or use (something, such as time or money) in a way that is not legal, careful, or wise
Examples of misspend
Several government officials have been accused of misspending public money.
<warned that a childhood spent playing video games was a misspent youth indeed>
First Known Use of misspend
Rhymes with misspend
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