Extravagant members of the imperial court.
An extravagant man; extravagant expense.
An example of extravagant used as an adjective is the phrase an extravagant purchase which means something expensive that was bought for no reason.
An example of extravagant is a plate of 15 pancakes for two people.
Origin of extravagant
- Middle English unusual, rambling from Old French from Medieval Latin extrāvagāns extrāvagant- present participle of extrāvagārī to wander Latin extrā outside extra– Latin vagārī to wander
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition