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Adjective: profligate  pró-fli-gut
  1. Recklessly wasteful
    "profligate in their expenditures";
    - extravagant, prodigal, spendthrift
  2. Unrestrained by convention or morality
    "Congreve draws a profligate aristocratic society";
    - debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, riotous, fast
Noun: profligate  pró-fli-gut
  1. A dissolute man in fashionable society
    - rake, rakehell [archaic], rip, blood [archaic], roué [archaic]
  2. A recklessly extravagant consumer
    - prodigal, squanderer

Derived forms: profligates

See also: immoral, wasteful

Type of: consumer, debauchee, libertine, rounder

Encyclopedia: Profligate