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English adjective: profligate

1. profligate recklessly wasteful


SamplesProdigal in their expenditures.


Synonymsextravagant, prodigal, spendthrift


Similarwasteful


Antonymsthrifty

2. profligate unrestrained by convention or morality


SamplesCongreve draws a debauched aristocratic society.
Deplorably dissipated and degraded.
Riotous living.
Fast women.


Synonymsdebauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast, libertine, riotous


Similarimmoral


Antonymsmoral


English noun: profligate

1. profligate (person) a dissolute man in fashionable society


Synonymsblood, rake, rakehell, rip, roue


Broader (hypernym)debauchee, libertine, rounder

2. profligate (person) a recklessly extravagant consumer


Synonymsprodigal, squanderer


Broader (hypernym)consumer


Narrower (hyponym)scattergood, spend-all, spender, spendthrift, waster, wastrel









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