Spendthrift meaning

spĕnd'thrĭft'
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The definition of spendthrift is wasteful or extravagant.

An example of spendthrift used as an adjective is a spendthrift teenager.

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Spendthrift is defined as a person who overspends, or who spends money in an irresponsible way.

An example of a spendthrift is a person who spends hundreds of dollars on purses and shoes she can't afford.

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One who spends money recklessly or wastefully.
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Wasteful or extravagant.

Spendthrift bureaucrats.

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A person who spends money carelessly or wastefully; squanderer.
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Wasteful; extravagant.
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Origin of spendthrift

  • spend thrift accumulated wealth (obsolete)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition