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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wastrel mean? 

WASTREL (noun)
  The noun WASTREL has 1 sense:

1. someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently

  Familiarity information: WASTREL used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

WASTREL (noun)

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Someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


waster; wastrel

Hypernyms ("wastrel" is a kind of...):

prodigal; profligate; squanderer (a recklessly extravagant consumer)

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