Definition of fritter away
- He frittered the afternoon away.
- He frittered away his fortune on gambling.
: a small mass of fried or sautéed batter often containing fruit or meat
: to spend or waste bit by bit, on trifles, or without commensurate return
: to break into small fragments
: dissipate, dwindle
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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