He seems to have deviated from the common practice; to have been a hoarder in his first years, and a squanderer in his last.
In contact with his own family Walter was no squanderer of words.
There never was such a squanderer of his own immeasurable riches.
Consider, Fixlein knew that the Rittmeister was a cormorant towards the poor, as he was a squanderer towards the rich.
A hundred people would lend me money, or to any man who has not the reputation of a squanderer.
I had once been made the subject of a paragraph entitled: "A squanderer of his wife's fortune."
I squander what is given me, a squanderer with a thousand hands: how could I call that—sacrificing?
1580s (implied in squandering), "to spend recklessly or prodigiously," of unknown origin; Shakespeare used it 1593 in "Merchant of Venice" with a sense of "to be scattered over a wide area." Squander-bug, a British symbol of reckless extravagance and waste during war-time shortages, represented as a devilish insect, was introduced January 1943 by the National Savings Committee. In U.S., Louis Ludlow coined squanderlust (1935) for the tendency of government bureaucracies to spend much money.