spendthrift

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Late 16th c. < spend + thrift in the archaic sense "savings, earnings"

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spendthrift (comparative more spendthrift, superlative most spendthrift)

  1. Wasteful, improvident or profligate.
  2. Lavish or extravagant.

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spendthrift (plural spendthrifts)

  1. Someone who spends money improvidently or wastefully.

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