Definitions for wasterˈweɪ stər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that wastes money, etc.
a destroyer; ruiner.
Origin of waster:
1300–50; ME < AF wastere, wastour (see -or2)
someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter(noun)
a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
"a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"
one who, or that which, wastes; one who squanders; one who consumes or expends extravagantly; a spendthrift; a prodigal
an imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; -- called also a thief
a kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil