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ex·trav·a·gant

extravagant

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk strae v gnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: spending excessively or imprudently, or characterized by such spending.
They were an extravagant couple who enjoyed throwing lavish parties.My parents think I'm extravagant with my money.His extravagant lifestyle came to an end when he lost his money due to a risky investment.
synonyms:
prodigal, profligate, spendthrift
antonyms:
economical, frugal, thrifty
similar words:
improvident, lavish, unthrifty, wasteful
definition 2: excessive in cost; exorbitant.
It's a lovely ring, but isn't it a bit extravagant?
synonyms:
exorbitant, steep
antonyms:
cheap, reasonable
similar words:
costly, dear, expensive, fancy, unreasonable
definition 3: beyond what is reasonable or warranted.
She lavished extravagant praise on him, which caused him a great deal of embarrassment.
synonyms:
excessive, immoderate, inordinate, profuse, unreasonable
antonyms:
economical, moderate, reasonable
similar words:
exorbitant, generous, lavish, unwarranted, wild
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derivations: extravagantly (adv.), extravagantness (n.)
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