thrift·​less | \ ˈthrift-ləs How to pronounce thriftless (audio) \

Definition of thriftless

1 : lacking usefulness or worth
2 : careless, wasteful, or incompetent in handling money or resources : improvident

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Other Words from thriftless

thriftlessly adverb
thriftlessness noun

Examples of thriftless in a Sentence

a thriftless girl who didn't keep track of her finances and overspent constantly

First Known Use of thriftless

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Thriftless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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