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spendthrift

adjective

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spendthrift

noun

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someone who carelessly spends money
  • the spendthrift managed to blow all of his inheritance in a single year

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“Spendthrift.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spendthrift. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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