He was also very judicious in the way in which he expended the limited money at his command; he did not fritter it away in an attempt to make the whole of a building remarkable, but devoted it chiefly to one part or feature, such as a spire or a rich scheme of internal decoration.
fritter the money away on extravagance.
Tempura, which is like a fritter, is a typical appetizer offering, but look for dumplings as well.
Just as bad was their cod fish fritter appetizer.
The shrunken hairy beige armadillo happily sniffed at the three-day old spam fritter.