Definitions for profligateˈprɒf lɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue(noun)

    a dissolute man in fashionable society

  2. prodigal, profligate, squanderer(adj)

    a recklessly extravagant consumer

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

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"

  4. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or morality

    "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profligate(adj)

    overthrown; beaten; conquered

  2. Profligate(adj)

    broken down in respect of rectitude, principle, virtue, or decency; openly and shamelessly immoral or vicious; dissolute; as, profligate man or wretch

  3. Profligate(noun)

    an abandoned person; one openly and shamelessly vicious; a dissolute person

  4. Profligate(verb)

    to drive away; to overcome


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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tuhlaavainen, paheellinenFinnish
  • erkölcstelen, feslett, tékozlóHungarian
  • անառակArmenian
  • dissolutoItalian
  • расточительный, развратный, транжир, распутник, мот, распутный, расточитель, развратник, неэкономныйRussian

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