verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of fritter1
OTHER WORDS FROM fritterfrit·ter·er, nounun·frit·tered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fritter
Mr. Fritter's essay is eminently worthy of a place among the classics of amateur journalism.
All this money he began to fritter away in trying to invent a self-rake reaper.Makers of Modern Agriculture|William Macdonald
Let us make no concession to those who, having in vain tried to throw the bill out, are now trying to fritter it away.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
And as thou hast chosen to fritter away the time in making love to her, thou hast taken the best way to lose her.The King of Schnorrers|Israel Zangwill
Mr. Fritter's style is here, as usual, highly ornamented with metaphor.