A person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way: Putt was a spendthrift and a heavy gambler [as modifier]: a spendthrift uncle
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- 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.