unthrifty

adjective un·thrifty \ ˌən-ˈthrif-tē \

Definition of unthrifty

unthriftier; unthriftiest
:not thrifty: such as
a :not growing vigorously :not strong or healthy
  • … many an unthrifty malnourished animal was sent out to plow …
  • —Maxine Kumin
b :tending to spend money wastefully
  • unthrifty teenagers

First Known Use of unthrifty

14th century


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