: to spend extravagantly or foolishly : dissipate, waste <squandered a fortune>
: to lose (as an advantage or opportunity) through negligence or inaction
Examples of SQUANDER
- He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
- <squandered all her money gambling in casinos>
Origin of SQUANDER
First Known Use: 1536
Related to SQUANDER
- blow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, waste, throw away, trifle (away)
First Known Use of SQUANDER
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