from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by or inclined to waste; extravagant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Inclined to waste or squander money or resources.
- adj. Uninhabited, desolate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous.
- adj. Expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal.
- adj. Waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Destructive; devastating; wasting.
- Producing or involving waste; occasioning serious loss or damage; ruinous.
- Extravagant or lavish; profuse to excess; prodigal; squandering: as, a wasteful person.
- Uninhabited; desolate; waste.
- Synonyms and
- Thriftless, unthrifty.
- Lavish, Profuse, etc. See extravagant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. laying waste
- adj. tending to squander and waste
- adj. inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
From waste + -ful. (Wiktionary)