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waster

noun [C] uk   /ˈweɪ.stər/ us    /-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 their life, making no use of their abilities or the opportunities that are offered them: There were the usual bunch of wasters hanging round the bar.
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