Definition of extravagant in English:

extravagant

Line breaks: ex|trava|gant
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstravəg(ə)nt
 
, ɛk-/

adjective

Derivatives

extravagantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • It is hoped the event, with attractions, automobile traders and displays of the most extravagantly modified cars, will drive away irresponsible boy racers.
  • As O'Brien goes on to extravagantly describe, we live in a world of wraparound sound, in which popular music can scarcely be escaped.
  • There is no incentive to really strive in the British economy when even the owner of a failing bookshop can afford an extravagantly large terrace in Notting Hill.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'unusual, unsuitable'): from medieval Latin extravagant- 'diverging greatly', from the verb extravagari, from Latin extra- 'outside' + vagari 'wander'.

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