What does extravagant mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweeningadjective

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

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

  2. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthriftadjective

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"

Wiktionary

  1. extravagantadjective

    exceeding the bounds of something

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

  2. extravagantadjective

    extreme

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

  3. extravagantadjective

    exorbitant

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extravagantadjective

    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. Extravagantadjective

    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. Extravagantadjective

    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. Extravagantnoun

    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. Extravagantnoun

    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. Anuj Somany:

    An organisation that truly values its human capital as an asset makes an excessive investment on the employees' welfare than an extravagant expenditure on publicity warfare.

  2. David Attenborough:

    Don't be extravagant, don't waste, do what you can to cut out unnecessary expenditure, don't eat more than you need, don't travel more than you need, be responsible careful citizens of this planet which is our only home, and for the creatures that live in it.

  3. 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.

  4. Janet Jackson:

    It’s beautiful, it’s humbling to be recognized as someone who's had a positive impact, but if I have been fortunate enough to impact others it's only because I, myself, have been greatly impacted by positive people in my life, my mother nourished me with the most extravagant love imaginable, my father, my incredible father, drove me to be the best I can.

  5. Rip Van Winkle:

    We didn't want to change the fundamental DNA of it, but we wanted to grow it and to expand it, because we had more time, more money, more resources, we could give ourselves more extravagant opportunities, like helicopter shots and drone shooting.... [ We could ] just allow ourselves to be a little less reserved, a little bolder in some ways... The goal was to make it feel like the same, but elevated and richer in the design.

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