Definitions

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  • n. One who consumes candles by staying up late.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who consumes candles by being up late for study or dissipation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who wastes candles; specifically, in contempt or reproach, one who wastes or consumes candles in occupations considered unprofitable or harmful, as dissipation or excessive or late study.
  • n. A small part of burnt wick that comes into contact with the melting wax or tallow of a candle and causes it to run.

Etymologies

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candle +‎ waster

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