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Meaning of SPENDTHRIFT

Pronunciation:  'spend`thrift

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who spends money prodigally
  2. [adj]  recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
 

SPENDTHRIFT is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spend-all, spender, wasteful
 
 See Also: big spender, fungi, high roller, prodigal, profligate, squanderer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spend"thrift`\, n.
    One who spends money profusely or improvidently; a prodigal;
    one who lavishes or wastes his estate. Also used
    figuratively.
    
          A woman who was a generous spendthrift of life. --Mrs.
                                                   R. H. Davis.
    
    
  2. \Spend"thrift\, a.
    Prodigal; extravagant; wasteful.
    
    
 

 

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