Unthrifty
Unthrifty Un*thrift"y, a. Not thrifty; profuse. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unthrifty — index improvident, prodigal, profligate (extravagant), profuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unthrifty — late 14c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + THRIFTY (Cf. thrifty) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unthrifty — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unthrifty — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unthrifty — adjective Not thrifty …   Wiktionary

  • unthrifty — In animals, denoting a failure to grow or develop normally as a result of disease …   Medical dictionary

  • unthrifty — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Reckless, especially in the use of material resources: improvident, thriftless. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • unthrifty — adj. wasteful, not conserving …   English contemporary 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 — a. Thriftless, wasteful, lavish, profuse, prodigal, improvident, extravagant …   New dictionary of synonyms

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