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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. someone who spends money prodigally;
[syn: spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergood]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. recklessly wasteful;
- Example: "prodigal in their expenditures"
[syn: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spendthrift \Spend"thrift\, a. Prodigal; extravagant; wasteful. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spendthrift \Spend"thrift`\, n. One who spends money profusely or improvidently; a prodigal; one who lavishes or wastes his estate. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] A woman who was a generous spendthrift of life. --Mrs. R. H. Davis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spendthrift adj 1: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures" [syn: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift] n 1: someone who spends money prodigally [syn: spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergood]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "spendthrift": big-time spender, dissipative, easy come, easy go, extravagant, improvident, incontinent, intemperate, lavish, overgenerous, overlavish, overliberal, penny-wise and pound-foolish, pound-foolish, prodigal, prodigal son, profligate, profuse, spend-all, spender, squanderer, squandering, wasteful, waster, wastethrift, wastrel
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

SPENDTHRIFT. By the Rev. Stat. of Vermont, tit. 16, c. 65, s. 9, spendthrift is defined to be a person who by excessive drinking) gaming, idleness or debauchery of any kind, shall so spend, waste, or lessen his estate as to expose himself or his family to want or suffering, or expose the town to charge or expense, for support of himself or family.