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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Wasteful as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

9 March 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Wasteful', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Wasteful a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Wasteful as an answer itself some 21 times.

Wasteful is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 16 March 2021 with the answer being INEFFICIENT, we also found INEFFICIENT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
  • Tending to squander and waste
  • Laying waste; "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Wasteful'.

  • sweatful

Crossword Answers

6 Letters

Characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"

8 Letters

A recklessly extravagant consumer

10 Letters

A recklessly extravagant consumer

11 Letters

Recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"

Lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"

Someone who spends money prodigally

12 Letters

Inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"

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