thriftless

  • 1Thriftless — Thrift less, a. Without thrift; not prudent or prosperous in money affairs. {Thrift less*ly}, adv. {Thrift less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2thriftless — index improvident, prodigal, profligate (extravagant), profuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3thriftless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ spending money in an extravagant and wasteful way …

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  • 4thriftless — [thrift′lis] adj. without thrift; wasteful thriftlessly adv. thriftlessness n …

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  • 5thriftless — adjective Date: 15th century 1. lacking usefulness or worth 2. careless, wasteful, or incompetent in handling money or resources ; improvident • thriftlessly adverb • thriftlessness noun …

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  • 6thriftless — thriftlessly, adv. thriftlessness, n. /thrift lis/, adj. 1. without thrift; improvident; wasteful. 2. Archaic. useless or pointless. [1350 1400; ME: unsuccessful. See THRIFT, LESS] * * * …

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  • 7thriftless — adjective wastefully reckless in the use of money or other resources See Also: thriftlessness …

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  • 8thriftless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. extravagant, lavish, negligent; see wasteful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Reckless, especially in the use of material resources: improvident, unthrifty. See CAREFUL …

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  • 9thriftless — thrift·less || θrɪftlɪs adj. spender, squanderer …

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  • 10thriftless — adjective spending money in an extravagant and wasteful way. Derivatives thriftlessly adverb thriftlessness noun …

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  • 11thriftless — a. Extravagant, profuse, lavish, prodigal, wasteful, unthrifty, too free, over liberal, improvident …

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  • 12thriftless — adj wasteful, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, dissipative, squandering, improvident, penny wise and pound foolish, unthrifty, unfrugal; extravagant, immoderate, inordinate, lavish; inefficient, imprudent, negligent …

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  • 13thriftless — thrift·less …

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  • 14thriftless — thrift•less [[t]ˈθrɪft lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) improvident; wasteful 2) archaic useless or pointless • Etymology: 1350–1400 thrift′less•ly, adv. thrift′less•ness, n …

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  • 15thriftless — adj. wasteful, improvident. Derivatives: thriftlessly adv. thriftlessness n …

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  • 16Thriftlessly — Thriftless Thrift less, a. Without thrift; not prudent or prosperous in money affairs. {Thrift less*ly}, adv. {Thrift less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17Thriftlessness — Thriftless Thrift less, a. Without thrift; not prudent or prosperous in money affairs. {Thrift less*ly}, adv. {Thrift less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18thriftlessly — adverb in a thriftless manner he lives thriftlessly from day to day • Derived from adjective: ↑thriftless * * * adverb see thriftless * * * thriftˈlessly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑thrift …

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  • 19lavish — I (opulent) adjective abounding, abundant, affluent, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, costly, effusive, excess, extravagant, generous, immoderate, inordinate, liberal, luxuriant, munificent, open handed, opulent, overabundant, overflowing,… …

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  • 20improvident — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. spendthrift, extravagant, imprudent; see rash , wasteful . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. thriftless, shortsighted, incautious, happy go lucky. ANT.: prudent, cautious III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Reckless …

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