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Synonyms of profligate in English:


  • 1 profligate local authorities
    wasteful, extravagant, spendthrift, improvident, prodigal, immoderate, excessive, thriftless, imprudent, reckless, irresponsible
    [Antonyms] thrifty, frugal
  • 2 he succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle
    [Antonyms] moral, upright
  • noun

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  • 1 an out-and-out profligate, darting from one partner to the next
    libertine, debauchee, degenerate, reprobate, roué, lecher, rake, loose-liver, dissolute person;
    sybarite, voluptuary, sensualist
    informal lech
    dated rip
  • 2 he's a gambler and a drunkard—a profligate in every way
    informal waster
    archaic wastrel
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