fritter away time
is an acrostic for fat.
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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.
ENGLISH - ENGLISH DICTIONARY (2015)
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Don't fritter away time over trivial matters.
March'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 ...
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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