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1. One that wastes: a waster of time; a waster of money.
2. One that lays waste; a destroyer: a waster of enemy cities.
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1. a person or thing that wastes
2. a ne'er-do-well; wastrel
3. (Commerce) an article spoiled in manufacture
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1. a person or thing that wastes money, etc.
2. a destroyer; ruiner.
[1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French wastere, wastour (see -or2)]
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|Noun||1.||waster - someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently|
|2.||waster - a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"|
annihilator - a total destroyer
bad person - a person who does harm to others
vandal - someone who willfully destroys or defaces property
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noun layabout, loser, good-for-nothing, shirker, piker (Austral. & N.Z. slang), drone, loafer, skiver (Brit. slang), idler, ne'er-do-well, wastrel, malingerer, saddo (Brit. slang), bludger (Austral. & N.Z. informal) His brother is just a useless waster.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
waster[ˈweɪstər] n → bon(ne) m/f à rien
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
waster[ˈweɪstəʳ] n (good-for-nothing) → perdigiorno m/f; (spendthrift) → sprecone/a
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