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synonyms for frittering

  • delay
  • idling
  • loafing
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
  • dabbling
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frivoling
  • loitering
  • procrastinating
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antonyms for frittering

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  • hastening
  • hurrying
  • push
  • rush
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How to use frittering in a sentence

Have you then no remorse for frittering away such a precious gift of God as time?
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
The frittering brownstone and discolored brick suit me as naturally as a hole in the sand befits a prairie dog.
A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
Madame Francesca, as she will be called, can no longer keep on living in this frittering brownstone relic of better days.
A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
The patriots were frittering away their chances for lack of a leader, and Krumpen was waiting for the arrival of King Christiern.
THE SWEDISH REVOLUTION UNDER GUSTAVUS VASAPAUL BARRON WATSON
The idea of keeping that girl over there five years, frittering about the continent; preposterous!
HILDEGARDE'S HARVESTLAURA E. RICHARDS
Imported refinement has been frittering away the richest enjoyments of American life for the last fifty years.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
He was at Sully being entertained by La Trémouille, frittering away his time in pleasure while a girl fought his battles for him.
JOAN OF ARCLUCY FOSTER MADISON
The wracking globe unstrung,Unstrung in the frittering light Of a moon that knows no day,Of a day that knows no night!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
He was impatient of any frittering away of life in scruple, tremors, and hesitations.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
A new Xanthippe, she severely tried my Socratic patience by reiterating that I was frittering away her dowry—her dowry!
THE CONFESSION OF A FOOLAUGUST STRINDBERG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRITTERING

  • dabbling
  • delay
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • idling
  • loafing
  • loitering
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastinating
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.