Definitions for extravagantɪkˈstræv ə gənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

  2. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift(adj)

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"


  1. extravagant(Adjective)

    exceeding the bounds of something

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  4. Origin: From and extravagant, from extravagans, past participle of extravagari, from extra + vagari.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extravagant(adj)

    wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign

  2. Extravagant(adj)

    exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as, extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse

  3. Extravagant(adj)

    profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an extravagant man

  4. Extravagant(noun)

    one who is confined to no general rule

  5. Extravagant(noun)

    certain constitutions or decretal epistles, not at first included with others, but subsequently made a part of the canon law

  6. Origin: [F. extravagant, fr. L. extra on the outside + vagans, -antis, p. pr. of vagari to wander, from vagus wandering, vague. See Vague.]

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