Synonyms for fritter
- be wasteful with
- cast away
- diddle away
- go through
- run through
- spend like water
- throw away
Antonyms for fritter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRITTER
But Delancy had no time to fritter away on niceties of etiquette.
But there are always a few who fritter their time, and leave the same as they enter.
The curse of the ranchers is that they fritter away their strength.
I want to keep it in my purse, and fritter it away just as I like.
Your intelligence all in the abstract; only folly and fritter for your own affairs.
Shilly-shally, to trifle or fritter away time; to be irresolute.
A variety of pancake or fritter made of eggs and other ingredients.
You may use life in its fullness, or you may fritter your gifts and be a drone.
I'll smash that lute of yours to bits; you fritter away your working hours with it!
You should have told me that you were intending to fritter and fool your afternoon away.
"whittle away," 1728, from fritters "fragment or shred," possibly from a noun sense, but this is not recorded as early as the verb; perhaps an alteration of 16c. fitters "fragments or pieces," perhaps ultimately from Old French fraiture "a breaking," from Latin fractura. Or perhaps from a Germanic source (cf. Middle High German vetze "clothes, rags").