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misspend

[mis-spend] /mɪsˈspɛnd/
verb (used with object), misspent, misspending.
1.
to spend wrongly or unwisely; squander; waste.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See mis-1, spend
Related forms
misspender, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misspend

misspend

/ˌmɪsˈspɛnd/
verb -spends, -spending, -spent
1.
to spend thoughtlessly or wastefully
Derived Forms
misspender, noun
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Word Origin and History for misspend
v.

also mis-spend, "to spend amiss or wastefully," late 14c.; see mis- (1) + spend. Related: Misspent, frequently coupled with youth; misspending.

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