misspend misspend  /mɪs S ˈpɛnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) spend time badly or unwisely
  2. (v) spend (money or other resources) unwisely

Usage(s):

  • For it was there, in the ramshackle shelter of the pool hall, on the margins of society, that one could, with luck and a certain impunity, misspend one's youth.

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  • Zille said she would deal with the nepotism and bloated expenditure in the executive suites "and turn the misspend money towards employing people at the city's workface"- - policemen, engineers, firemen, librarians, nurses and health inspectors.
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Helen Zille Source: Mail & Guardian Online

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