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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwasterwast‧er /ˈweɪstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 WASTE something British English informal someone who you think will never achieve any success in life All her friends are drunks or wasters.2 time/money/energy waster
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wasterUnfortunately, he turned out to be a waster and dissipated his fortune before dying young.Kate can't abide wasters, you know that as well as I do.How could such an intelligent and articulate woman want a bloody waster like you?FoE pinpointed fridges, light bulbs, washing machines, dishwashers, televisions, and tumble driers as energy wasters.Romantic as it may be, a fireplace without glass doors is a real energy waster.Although it is easy to dismiss meetings as time wasters, the above indicates why you should take them seriously.
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