Squander – To waste money, supplies or opportunities
To remember the definition of the word squander, use the following mnemonic:
"He's gone and wandered (squander) off – what a missed opportunity. He could have earned so much money."
Examples of squander in a sentence
Eddie has a tendency to squander his entire allowance on comic books and action figures.
Because he was afraid that his children would squander his fortune, the famous singer omitted them from his will.
It's so easy to squander valuable time browsing social media.