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profligate

prof·li·gate

profligate

 
pronunciation:
pra fl giht [or] pra fl geIt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: totally given over to immoral and shameful pursuits; dissolute.
The profligate son spent most of his time drinking and seducing the young servants.
synonyms:
debauched, dissolute, libertine, rakehell, rakish
antonyms:
moral
similar words:
amoral, degenerate, dissipated, lascivious, lecherous, loose, promiscuous, wanton, wicked, wild
definition 2: spending imprudently and excessively; extravagant.
synonyms:
extravagant, prodigal, wasteful
antonyms:
frugal, thrifty
similar words:
dissipative, improvident, lavish, spendthrift, thriftless
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one who is profligate.
synonyms:
libertine, rake, reprobate
similar words:
debauchee, degenerate, dissipater, lecher, prodigal, rakehell, rip, roué, satyr, spendthrift, voluptuary, wanton, wastrel
derivation: profligacy (n.)