ex·​trav·​a·​gan·​cy ik-ˈstra-vi-gən(t)-sē How to pronounce extravagancy (audio)
plural extravagancies

Examples of extravagancy in a Sentence

warned their spendthrift daughter that she would eventually pay the price for her extravagancy

Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of extravagancy was in 1625

Dictionary Entries Near extravagancy

Cite this Entry

“Extravagancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extravagancy. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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