- refuse; waste.
- a waif; abandoned child.
- an idler or good-for-nothing.
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How to use wastrel in a sentence
I pushed all that away with a preoccupied hand, not as part and parcel of my wastrel living but in my assured Artist-temper.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Drunkenness and an iron social system manufactured the criminal, the wastrel, the lunatic, and we dealt with the waste product.
He came from Stappen under Snaefell, and was known there for a wastrel.The Bondman|Hall Caine
Above the tiny stone-built village of Wastrel-dale the Muir Pike nods its massive head.
Sam'l took him up bodily and carried him down the slope to the Wastrel, shaking him gently as he went.