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Fritter Away

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Definition of the verb fritter away

What does fritter away mean as a doing phrase?


  1. spend frivolously and unwisely

Alternative definition of the verb fritter away


  1. [transitive] To squander or waste.


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Google previewStudent’s Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (2014)

by Martin H Manser

fritter away to use something up little by ...

Google previewDigestive Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2016)

by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah

Fritter away: To waste time ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

rollicking, sportive frisky movement caper, capriccio fritter dissipate, misspend, shred, squander, waste fritter away squander fritter one's time away frivol, idle, peddle fritter time away linger frivol away squander frivolity childishness, folly, fun , ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

To fritter is to cut into small pieces to be fried; to break into small fragments; to diminish any larger substance by slow degrees, and in minute particles: thus, to fritter away anything is imhoceptibly to dissipate it till all is gone one knows not how.

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