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fritter away time

fritter
away
time
is an acrostic for fat.

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous (1891)

Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Work superficially, make slight efforts, fritter away time. 3. Tamper, meddle, take liberties. Dabbler, «. Sciolist, quack, superficial meddler. Dabchick, ». Didappcr, dobchick, little grebe (Podicep* minor). Dabster, N. (Colloq.) Expert, adept, dab.

Google previewENGLISH - ENGLISH DICTIONARY (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

Don't fritter away time over trivial matters.

Google previewMarch's Thesaurus Dictionary (1925)

A Treasure House of Words and Knowledge by Francis Andrew March

drop asleep; drop off; eat the bread of idleness; expend itself; fall asleep; fritter away time; get sleepy; go off to sleep; go to bed; go to ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

d'l, a loiterer, to fritter away time ; dawdled, daw'. did; dawdling, dawd'.ling ; dawdler, dawd.ler. Dawn, day-break, to begin to grow light; dawned ( 1 syl.), dawn'-ing. (Old Eng. dagung, dawn ; dag[ian], to dawn.) Day, plu. days (R.

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