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noun wast·er \ˈwā-stər\

Simple Definition of waster

  • : someone or something that uses too much of something or that uses something in a way that is not necessary or effective

  • : a person who never succeeds : a person who is not successful, attractive, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of waster

  1. 1 a (1) :  one that spends or consumes extravagantly and without thought for the future (2) :  a dissolute person b :  one that uses wastefully or causes or permits waste <a procedure that is a waster of time> c :  one that lays waste :  destroyer

  2. 2 :  an imperfect or inferior manufactured article or object

Examples of waster in a sentence

  1. He has been called a waster of taxpayers' money.

  2. He thinks every meeting is a big time waster.



14th Century

First Known Use of waster

14th century


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