What does the word squander mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Squanderer.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To spend money, etc., lavishly and wastefully.

Usage examples for squander

  1. Had I ever been known to squander or give away a single penny? – The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. He hated his conspicuous clothes and his pretty broncho, and the woman who had gotten him to squander his money, and who was doubtless convulsed with laughter at his expense. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  3. As to Augustus, he is so intimate with young Lord Squander, who you know is possessed of the greatest parliamentary interest, that I think that his fortune is as good as made. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
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