toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

squander
used in The Return of the King

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to waste — money, resources, or opportunities
  • He would have remembered his father's need, and would not have squandered what fortune gave.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (30% in)
squandered = wasted
  • But as the day wore on and all too soon the dim light began to fail, Frodo stooped again, and began to stagger, as if the renewed effort had squandered his remaining strength.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (39% in)

There are no more uses of "squander" in The Return of the King.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®