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profligate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of profligate

  1. 1 someone who spends money freely or foolishly <a profligate who could not really afford the grand style he maintained at Monticello, Jefferson died deeply in debt> Synonyms fritterer, high roller, prodigal, spender, spendthrift, squanderer, waster, wastrelRelated Words dissipateNear Antonyms cheapskate, miser, niggard, piker, scrooge, skinflint, tightwad; conserver, saverAntonyms economizer, penny-pincher

  2. 2 a person who has sunk below the normal moral standard <a drunken profligate, he was given to wretched excess in every aspect of his life> Synonyms backslider, debauchee, debaucher, decadent, deviate, libertine, perv, pervert, degenerate, rake, rakehell, ripRelated Words bankrupt, delinquent, derelict, incorrigible; blackguard, cad, heel, knave, miscreant, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scoundrel, villain; lecher, playboy, playgirl, satyrNear Antonyms saint





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