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profligate

 
Adjective profligate has 2 senses
  1. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift - recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
    Antonym: thrifty (indirect, via wasteful)
  2. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast - unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
    Antonym: moral (indirect, via immoral, amoral)
    Antonyms: amoral, unmoral (indirect, via moral, immoral)
Noun profligate has 2 senses
  1. rake, profligate, rip, blood, roue - a dissolute man in fashionable society
    --1 is a kind of libertine, debauchee, rounder
  2. prodigal, profligate, squanderer - a recklessly extravagant consumer
    --2 is a kind of consumer
    --2 has particulars:
     spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergood; wastrel, waster
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