Examples of squander in a Sentence
He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
squandered all her money gambling in casinos
Recent Examples of squander from the Web
If not, the president and his aides are squandering the president’s most valuable asset: time.
The Sixers squandered their first-quarter advantage partly because the duo was resting on the bench.
The Saints squandered a 10-point lead in the second half and trailed by three points in overtime.
Newcastle squandered a two-goal lead with 10 minutes left and drew 2-2 at Bournemouth.
The Wildcats squandered a nine-point lead in the final four minutes of regulation as NewCath stormed back to tie the game and force overtime.
Though Oregon squandered chances to win both games last week, Altman was pleased with the effort his team showed -- something that hasn't always been the case this season.
The Pacers had squandered their home-court edge by losing Game 2 of that first-round series, so Miller was making a statement of intention.
When the teams met three weeks ago in Palo Alto, UCLA squandered a second-half lead and lost in double overtime.
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Origin and Etymology of squander
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
play ducks and drakes with (or make ducks and drakes of);
First Known Use of squander
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Definition of squander for English Language Learners
: to use (something) in a foolish or wasteful way
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