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Definition of throw good money after bad

throw good money after bad

verb

  • to spend (or waste) additional money after spending (or wasting) initial money.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 28 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'after':

Definitions include: a venue that opens after or remains open after the sale of alcohol ends.
Definitions include: a person who has the same ideas, beliefs, or behavior as one's self.
Definitions include: acronym for "day after drunk shits".

Other terms relating to 'bad':

Definitions include: acronym of "bad-ass."
Definitions include: very good, excellent.
Definitions include: a tough person or rebel.
Definitions include: a disappointing event.
Definitions include: a very attractive, cool, all-around good girlfriend-type.
Definitions include: ongoing animosity.
Definitions include: generic term for a specific object; "thing".
Definitions include: a person in a position of authority who is strict or mean.
Definitions include: a bad person.
Definitions include: a criminal.
Definitions include: a day during which one can't make one's hair look good.
Definitions include: an action that is likely to be harmful in a "karmic" way.
Definitions include: an evil young woman with conspicuous sex appeal.
Definitions include: vulva ("vagina").
Definitions include: to say bad things about another person.

Other terms relating to 'good':

Definitions include: in functioning order or at a level of acceptability; "fine".
Definitions include: to look attractive.
Definitions include: something popular but lacking in substance.
Definitions include: acronym of "fuck I'm good just ask me".
Definitions include: extremely tasty.
Definitions include: to enter a person's positive esteem; "get on a person's good side".
Definitions include: acronym for "good fucking riddance".
Definitions include: acronym for "good game."
Definitions include: acronym for "good job".
Definitions include: acronym for "good job team".
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck".
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck, have fun".
Definitions include: acronym for "good looking mum", used on medical charts by doctors in the UK.
Definitions include: without need or desire for something or to do something in particular; "fine".
Definitions include: very.

Other terms relating to 'money':

Definitions include: a small amount of money, usually no more than to buy a few groceries
Definitions include: money.
Definitions include: money earned or obtained illegally.
Definitions include: said of a competition or betting situation, the person who the speaker believes will obviously be the victor.
Definitions include: counterfeit money.
Definitions include: to be wealthy.
Definitions include: to make a lot of money.
Definitions include: suave; "hip", "cool".
Definitions include: a person focused on acquiring money.
Definitions include: buttocks.
Definitions include: the climax of a sex scene in pornography, especially when the man ejaculates on his sex partner's face.
Definitions include: see money shot.
Definitions include: to waste one's money.
Definitions include: money used to start a business.
Definitions include: to have a lot of money.

Other terms relating to 'throw':

Definitions include: sex with a person with a loose-fitting vagina.
Definitions include: to intentionally lose a competition, usually for money.
Definitions include: to help a person in a small way.
Definitions include: to give someone something unexpected.
Definitions include: to present an idea and test the reaction.
Definitions include: to throw a tantrum.
Definitions include: to introduce a complication.
Definitions include: to urinate.
Definitions include: to introduce a complication.
Definitions include: to "throw elbows", i.e. to fight.
Definitions include: to get in to a fight.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to get really drunk, wasted.
Definitions include: insane, eccentric, strange; "weird".
Definitions include: to be confusing to one.

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