verb (used with object), mis·spent, mis·spend·ing.
to spend wrongly or unwisely; squander; waste.
Origin of misspend
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He was forced to the conclusion that he had done nothing else throughout his life but misspend his time.The Life of George Borrow
verb -spends, -spending or -spent
to spend thoughtlessly or wastefully
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