squandered Definition

wasted in a reckless or foolish manner.

Using squandered: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "squandered" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He squandered his inheritance on gambling and partying.

  • Example

    She squandered her talent by not practicing enough.

  • Example

    The company squandered its profits on unnecessary expenses.

squandered Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for squandered

Antonyms for squandered


Summary: squandered in Brief

'Squandered' [ˈskwɒndəd] means wasted recklessly or foolishly. It is often used to describe the loss of money, time, or talent. For example, 'He squandered his inheritance on gambling and partying.' 'Squandered' is similar to 'misspent' and 'frittered away.'