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WANTON AWAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wanton away mean? 

WANTON AWAY (verb)
  The verb WANTON AWAY has 2 senses:

1. waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
2. spend wastefully

  Familiarity information: WANTON AWAY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WANTON AWAY (verb)


Sense 1wanton away [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

piddle; piddle away; trifle; wanton; wanton away

Hypernyms (to "wanton away" is one way to...):

pass; spend (pass (time) in a specific way)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2wanton away [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Spend wastefully

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

trifle away; wanton away; wanton

Context example:

wanton one's money away

Hypernyms (to "wanton away" is one way to...):

drop; expend; spend (pay out)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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