Pronunciation: (wā'stur), [key]
1. a person or thing that wastes time, money, etc.
2. a piece of ceramic ware warped, cracked, or melted during firing.
3. a spendthrift or wastrel.
4. a destroyer: The Vandals were wasters of cities.
5. Chiefly Brit.wastrel (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.