Definition of "wasteful" [waste•ful]

  • (adjective) Marked by or inclined to waste; extravagant.

Use "wasteful" in a sentence

  • "Union representatives say the city has yet to do enough to cut what they call wasteful contracts with vendors and find other efficiencies."
  • "President Obama also faces other challenges from House Republicans, led by the incoming House Speaker John Boehner, who have vowed to cut what they call wasteful government spending."
  • "Where they differ is on what they define as wasteful spending."

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