Definitions

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  • n. A person who is addicted to spending money.

Etymologies

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From spend + -aholic.

Examples

  • He called the government's culture of quangos and initiatives "spendaholic", and said the human rights act and health and safety industry strangled-out trust and social responsibility.

    Cameron Pledges Thatcherite Crusade on Britain's Broken Society

  • Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent yesterday served notice that a Conservative government would impose swingeing spending cuts across government as he replaces Labour's "spendaholic" ways with a new era of thrift.

    The Guardian World News

  • We need to derail this "spendaholic" train before it moves farther.

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  • He blasted a 'spendaholic' Government for wasting billions of taxpayers 'money and said the coming election must bring about a' complete change of direction 'for Britain after 13 years of Labour rule which have ended in recession and the inauguration of an' age of austerity '.

    Home | Mail Online

  • He blasted a "spendaholic" Government for wasting billions of taxpayers 'money and said the coming election must bring about a "complete change of direction" for Britain after 13 years of Labour rule which have ended in recession and the inauguration of an "age of austerity".

    icSolihull

  • Thrifty David Cameron attacks 'spendaholic' Labour

    WN.com - Articles related to For god's sake, think of the children

  • He did accuse Mr Brown of having turned into a "spendaholic", borrowing money in the good times when he should have been saving it.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • There's one area where it's okay to be a spendaholic, and that's when it comes to investing in your future earning power.

    Manisha Thakor : GENERATION EARN: A Chat With Kimberly Palmer

  • As currently stands, the DfID chucks phenomenal sums of our money not only at useless causes and spendaholic despots but even more increasingly fraudulent and discredited carbon trading scheme and climate change fraud.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • We will witness the largest most creative deceptive attempt to wrangle more and more money out of our pockets for this money hungry spendaholic government beast in so many different ways by so many different agencies.

    Common_Cents’s blog - RedState

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