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spendthrift

noun spend·thrift \ˈspen(d)-ˌthrift\

: a person who spends money in a careless or wasteful way

Full Definition of SPENDTHRIFT

:  a person who spends improvidently or wastefully
spendthrift adjective
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Examples of SPENDTHRIFT

  1. <the spendthrift managed to blow all of his inheritance in a single year>

First Known Use of SPENDTHRIFT

1584
SPENDTHRIFT Defined for Kids

spendthrift

noun spend·thrift \ˈspend-ˌthrift\

Definition of SPENDTHRIFT for Kids

:  a person who uses up money wastefully

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