[ mis-spend ]
/ mɪsˈspɛnd /
verb (used with object), mis·spent, mis·spend·ing.
to spend wrongly or unwisely; squander; waste.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misspendmis·spend·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misspend
He was forced to the conclusion that he had done nothing else throughout his life but misspend his time.The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for misspend
/ (ˌmɪsˈspɛnd) /
verb -spends, -spending or -spent
to spend thoughtlessly or wastefully
Derived forms of misspendmisspender, noun
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