Examples of misspend in a Sentence
Several government officials have been accused of misspending public money.
warned that a childhood spent playing video games was a misspent youth indeed
Recent Examples of misspend from the Web
What's needed is a strategy that shames Congress, which sometimes seems beyond shame, for misspending the people's money.
Gary is more than $100 million in debt, while Muncie misspent a $10 million bond and had a negative cash balance last year of $18 million.
The team is making enormous amounts of money - revenue that has been mostly misspent in recent years.
Four company officials already have pleaded guilty, including Bates, who was accused of misspending investors’ money to support his lavish lifestyle and to pay child support and his son’s college tuition, among other expenses.
Within months, Driscoll was making headlines again, this time because of her resignation from the Armed Forces Foundation amid allegations of misspending charity funds.
Oregon's emergency preparedness agency misspent millions of dollars of Department of Homeland Security grants between 2010 and 2012, prompting federal officials to demand repayment, according to records recently obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive.
The alleged offense: misspending public money by arriving late at a conference while on government business in the United States.
The independent analysis followed claims of misspending from each campaign, and each candidate maintains her respective travel was work-related.
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First Known Use of misspend
play ducks and drakes with (or make ducks and drakes of);
MISSPEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misspend for English Language Learners
: to spend or use (something, such as time or money) in a way that is not legal, careful, or wise
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