Definitions for wastrelˈweɪ strəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wast•relˈweɪ strəl(n.)

  1. a wasteful person; spendthrift.

  2. an idler; good-for-nothing.

    Category: British

Origin of wastrel:

1580–90; waste+-rel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wastrel, waster(noun)

    someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently

Wiktionary

  1. wastrel(Noun)

    One who is profligate, who wastes time or resources extravagantly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wastrel(noun)

    any waste thing or substance

  2. Wastrel(noun)

    waste land or common land

  3. Wastrel(noun)

    a profligate

  4. Wastrel(noun)

    a neglected child; a street Arab

  5. Wastrel(noun)

    anything cast away as bad or useless, as imperfect bricks, china, etc

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