What does extravagant mean?

Definitions for extravagant
ɪkˈstræv ə gəntex·trav·a·gant

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. extravagant(Adjective)

    exceeding the bounds of something

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

  2. extravagant(Adjective)

    extreme

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

  3. extravagant(Adjective)

    exorbitant

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Extravagant(adj)

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

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

  3. Extravagant(adj)

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

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

  4. Extravagant(noun)

    one who is confined to no general rule

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

  5. Extravagant(noun)

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Extravagant

    eks-trav′a-gant, adj. wandering beyond bounds: irregular: unrestrained: excessive: profuse in expenses: wasteful.—ns. Extrav′agance, excess: lavish expenditure: (Milt.) digression; Extrav′agancy (Shak.), vagrancy: extravagance.—adv. Extrav′agantly.—v.i. Extrav′agāte, to wander: to exceed proper bounds. [L. extra, beyond, vagans, -antis, pr.p. of vagāri, to wander.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extravagant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extravagant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of extravagant in a Sentence

  1. Lucius Beebe:

    New York... Babylon-on-the-Hudson, sinful, extravagant, full of the nervous hilarity of the doomed.

  2. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.

  3. Colin Kelly:

    For the Trump it was quite easy, because American burgers are an American staple and Mr. Trump himself is very extravagant, so thats why we went with double beef, double bacon, double cheese, fried pickles, and then we added the chicken floss, which represents his hair, which is one of Mr. Trumps most noticeable features.

  4. Lee Jung Hoon:

    There's a lot of speculation why that's the case, kim Jong could be trying to put out this image as a humble guy, that he's not extravagant. In previous years, Kim Jong has distributed sweets to children on January 7, something Kim Jong grandfather and father were known to do on their birthdays. During a visit to North Korea two years ago, former NBA star Dennis Rodman sang.

  5. Joe Bagley:

    The items are significant because we rarely see them, archaeologically, also, Puritan Boston is often seen as an extremely conservative, reserved, and religious location in the 17th century, which it was, but in wealthier houses, the residents had access to luxury goods, purchased them, and enjoyed their more extravagant lifestyle in the privacy of their own home.

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