unthrift

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ thrift.

Noun[edit]

unthrift (plural unthrifts)

  1. A lack of thriftiness; prodigality.
  2. (now rare) Someone who is not thrifty; a spendthrift, someone who is not careful with their money.
    • 1633, John Donne, "The Autumnall":
      But name not Winter-faces, whose skin's slacke; / Lanke, as an unthrifts purse [...].

Adjective[edit]

unthrift (comparative more unthrift, superlative most unthrift)

  1. Unthrifty.