Squander - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈskwɑːndər|  American pronunciation of the word squander
Brit.  |ˈskwɒndə|  British pronunciation of the word squander
- spend thoughtlessly; throw away (syn: blow, waste)
You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
- spend extravagantly (syn: consume, ware, waste)

Examples

He vowed not to squander this opportunity.

...squandered all her money gambling in casinos...

It doesn't take long to squander a fortune away if you're not careful.

Isn't it foolish to squander so much money on educating such a stupid boy?

You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: squander
he/she/it: squanders
present participle: squandering
past tense: squandered
past participle: squandered
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