Unthriftily
Unthriftily Un*thrift"i*ly, adv. 1. Not thriftily. [1913 Webster]

2. Improperly; unbecomingly. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unthriftily — adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • unthriftily — adj. in a wasteful manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unthriftily — un·thriftily …   English syllables

  • unthriftily — “+ adverb Etymology: Middle English, from unthrifty + ly : in an unthrifty manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • unthrifty — adjective 1》 not using resources carefully; wasteful. 2》 archaic or dialect (of livestock or plants) not strong and healthy. Derivatives unthriftily adverb unthriftiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • unthrifty — /ʌnˈθrɪfti/ (say un thriftee) adjective (unthriftier, unthriftiest) not thrifty. –unthriftily, adverb –unthriftiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • unthrifty — adj. 1 wasteful, extravagant, prodigal. 2 not thriving or flourishing. Derivatives: unthriftily adv. unthriftiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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