Definition of spendy in English:

spendy

Syllabification: spend·y
Pronunciation: /ˈspendē
 
/

adjective

informal , chiefly US
  • 1Costing a great deal; expensive.
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    • Despite spendy cover charges and velvet-roped entrances, he theorizes, the upscale, Miami-style bars that have opened in the district recently have exacerbated matters.
    • In the cheap bar of the spendy restaurant, I was told that the Army Corps of Engineers had built a breakwater so ineffectual that any boat taking overnight shelter behind it was likely to be smashed to matchwood on the rocks.
    • If you can't afford it (and it's spendy, no doubt) please consider ordering it for your library.
  • 1.1Spending a great deal of money; extravagant: that’s not a real spendy crowd—they eat fast food
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    • I can just imagine the flip chart presentations now at the spendy branding agency office.
    • I have just spent the last half an hour assessing my finances and, whether I am feeling spendy or otherwise, I am on bread and water rations from this point on.
    • It's all a testament to the spendy tastes and fiercely pro-urban character of the people who live in this part of town.

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