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wasternoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪ.stər/  us   /ˈweɪ.stɚ/
informal disapproving a ​person or thing who ​wastes something: He's a ​time waster. This ​project is nothing but a ​money waster.
UK informal disapproving a ​person who does nothing ​positive with ​theirlife, making no use of ​theirabilities or the ​opportunities that are ​offered to them: There were the ​usualbunch of wasters ​hanging round the ​bar.
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