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wastrel (noun) – 1. One who wastes, especially one who wastes money; a profligate.
2. An idler or a loafer.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Wastrel first appears at the end of the 16th century in the sense ?something useless or worthless; waste?; by the end of the 18th century it had also come to mean ?inferior piece of workmanship.? Its current sense ?spendthrift, profligate? dates from the mid-19th century.

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