Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 04/14/15 Wastrel

Wastrel (noun)
wastrel [wey-struh l]


noun
1. a wasteful person; spendthrift.
2. Chiefly British.
a. refuse; waste.
b. a waif; abandoned child.
c. an idler or good-for-nothing.

Origin: 1580-90; waste + -rel

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