Squander is defined as to be wasteful.(verb)
An example of squander is taking a bite out of every piece in a shared box of chocolates until finding one you like.
See squander in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. a specialized use of dial. squander, to scatter, popularized after Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, I, iii, 22
See squander in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb squan·dered, squan·der·ing, squan·ders
Origin: Origin unknown.
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