Definition of spendthrift in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspen(d)ˌTHrift/


A person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way.
Example sentences
  • Working for a multinational and being the spendthrift that he is, he doesn't have the money to buy a laptop for himself, at least not a brand new laptop.
  • Don't go down in history as a spendthrift, who threw away the country's wealth and squandered the opportunity to truly develop our nation.
  • If you are a spendthrift before retiring you will be a spendthrift during retirement.

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Syllabification: spend·thrift

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