Spendthrift - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspendθrɪft|  American pronunciation of the word spendthrift
Brit.  |ˈspen(d)θrɪft|  British pronunciation of the word spendthrift


- someone who spends money prodigally (syn: spend-all, spender)


- recklessly wasteful (syn: extravagant, prodigal, profligate)

Extra examples

...the spendthrift managed to blow all of his inheritance in a single year...

...her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways...

...warned their spendthrift daughter that she would eventually pay the price for her extravagancy...

...she accused him of being a lush and a spendthrift...

...the father was forced to rebuke his son for the spendthrift ways he had adopted since arriving at college...

Word forms

singular: spendthrift
plural: spendthrifts
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