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  • adj. spendthrift; prodigal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Spendthrift; prodigal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lavish; wasteful; prodigal.


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  • We're going to hear on O'Reily tonight about how the Republicans are more spendthrifty over the Democrats cuz their top four spent $23. 1M less than the top four Dems over the last quarter.

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  • Loft living situations may have revolutionized domestic culture some, or for a certain set of spendthrifty, yet socialable young people.

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  • The children are being trained to become either thrifty or spendthrifty.

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  • The other parties are no better, and the Liberals, in particular, misleadingly use their opposition to needed corporate income tax cuts as a way of justifying their own spendthrifty plans.

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  • Special interests tend to grow self-rewarding and spendthrifty.

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  • I was way more spendthrifty though, I wasn't too afraid of running short of supplies in part because the game seemed to provide when I needed it.

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  • The way I see it, there’s four levels of holiday partying, from least to most spendthrifty: 1. Renting out a room or entire restaurant 2. Having your house party catered 3. Preparing an elaborate five-course meal for guests at home 4. Having a potluck

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