Wastethrift Waste"thrift`, n. A spendthrift. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • wastethrift — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: waste (II) + thrift (savings) : spendthrift …   Useful english dictionary

  • prodigal — Synonyms and related words: Adamic, abounding, abundant, affluent, aggrandized, alive with, all sufficing, ample, amplified, aplenty, backsliding, ballyhooed, bibulous, big time spender, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, bristling, bursting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prodigal son — Synonyms and related words: Magdalen, backslider, big time spender, confessor, lost lamb, penitent, prodigal, prodigal returned, recidivist, repeater, returnee, reversioner, reversionist, spend all, spender, spendthrift, squanderer, two time… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • profligate — Synonyms and related words: Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, abandoned, backslider, bad egg, bad lot, black sheep, carnal, contaminated, corrupt, corrupted, debased, debauched, debauchee, decadent, degenerate, degraded, depraved, dissipated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spend — Synonyms and related words: ablate, absorb, allot, assign, assimilate, attend to business, be exposed to, be subjected to, bestow, bleed white, blow, budget, burn up, busy, consecrate to, consume, contribute, cost, cost out, dedicate to, deplete …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spendthrift — Synonyms and related words: big time spender, dissipative, easy come, easy go, extravagant, improvident, incontinent, intemperate, lavish, overgenerous, overlavish, overliberal, penny wise and pound foolish, pound foolish, prodigal, prodigal son …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wastrel — Synonyms and related words: Arab, Bowery bum, bad lot, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, big time spender, black sheep, blackguard, blighter, bo, budmash, bum, bummer, caitiff, castaway, castoff, derelict, devil, discard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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