What's another word for time wasting?
What is another word for time-wasting?
prodigal Add to list Share. Use the adjective prodigal to describe someone who spends too much money, or something very wasteful. Your prodigal spending on fancy coffee drinks might leave you with no money to buy lunch. Prodigal usually applies to the spending of money.
: undergoing or causing decay or loss of strength. wasting diseases such as tuberculosis.
/weɪst/ to gradually get thinner and weaker, in a way that is unhealthy: You get thinner every time I see you, Sara - you're wasting away!
fiddle around. phrasal verb. to waste time doing things that are not important or useful.
Adjective. Being a waste of time; fruitless, unproductive.
recklessly wasteful. synonyms: extravagant, prodigal, spendthrift wasteful. tending to squander and waste.
If you waste something such as time, money, or energy, you use too much of it doing something that is not important or necessary, or is unlikely to succeed.
What is the noun for wasting?
[uncountable, singular] waste (of something) the act of using something in a careless or unnecessary way, causing it to be lost or destroyed I hate unnecessary waste. It seems such a waste to throw good food away.
You will be wasting your money.
deplete, use up, dispel, disperse, dissolve, evaporate, spread, vanish, blow, consume, dump, lavish, misspend, misuse, squander, waste, evanesce, scatter, burn up, fritter away.
Doing meaningful hobbies and activities is a great antidote to wasting time. Instead of mindlessly scrolling on your phone, spending time with friends or reading a great book, or working out. Plus, when you do activities and hobbies that enrich your life outside of work, you will be more productive in life in general.
One word that describes this is the verb laze.