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Definition of Spendthrift

Spendthrift

  1. One who spends money profusely or improvidently; a prodigal; one who lavishes or wastes his estate. Also used figuratively.
  2. Prodigal; extravagant; wasteful.

Spendthrift Quotations

It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.
Robert Louis Stevenson

My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.
Robert Schumann

To purposely concoct older characters of a sunny disposition would be as much of a solecism as deliberately fabricating arrhythmic blacks, spendthrift Jews, slacker Japanese and so on.
Will Self

Think of your pension and start saving. Like my father, I have been a spendthrift, and I regret that.
Britt Ekland

I am quite a spendthrift but just being careful because my family was not rich, was not a rich family.
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
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Spendthrift Translations

spendthrift in German is Verschwender

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