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EXTRAVAGANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does extravagant mean? 

EXTRAVAGANT (adjective)
  The adjective EXTRAVAGANT has 2 senses:

1. unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
2. recklessly wasteful

  Familiarity information: EXTRAVAGANT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXTRAVAGANT (adjective)


Sense 1extravagant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

Synonyms:

extravagant; overweening; excessive; exuberant

Context examples:

extravagant praise / exuberant compliments / overweening ambition / overweening greed

Similar:

unrestrained (not subject to restraint)


Sense 2extravagant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Recklessly wasteful

Synonyms:

profligate; spendthrift; extravagant; prodigal

Context example:

prodigal in their expenditures

Similar:

wasteful (tending to squander and waste)


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