a person or thing that wastes time, money, etc.
a piece of ceramic ware warped, cracked, or melted during firing.
a spendthrift or wastrel.
a destroyer: The Vandals were wasters of cities.
Chiefly British, wastrel ( def 2 ).

1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French wastere, wastour (see -or2); later understood as waste + -er1

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waster (ˈweɪstə)
1.  a person or thing that wastes
2.  a ne'er-do-well; wastrel
3.  an article spoiled in manufacture

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Not a bad little time-waster, this film relies more on nudity than scares, with a dollop of gore for good measure.
But on a hot summer day, a family trip to the movies can be either a time-filler or a time-waster.
She doesn't want to waster her time teaching something they can and should look up.
If you suspect you have a phantom water waster on your property, follow these tips to find the culprit.
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