from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who spends money recklessly or wastefully.
- adj. Wasteful or extravagant: spendthrift bureaucrats.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who spends money improvidently or wastefully.
- adj. Wasteful, improvident or profligate.
- adj. Lavish or extravagant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who spends money profusely or improvidently; a prodigal; one who lavishes or wastes his estate. Also used figuratively.
- adj. Prodigal; extravagant; wasteful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who spends lavishly, improvidently, or foolishly; an unthrifty spender; a prodigal.
- Wastefully spending or spent; lavish; improvident; wasteful; prodigal: as, a spendthrift heir; spendthrift ways.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who spends money prodigally
- adj. recklessly wasteful
spend + thrift, accumulated wealth (obsolete).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)