thriftless [thrift′lis]
without thrift; wasteful

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  • Thriftless — Thrift less, a. Without thrift; not prudent or prosperous in money affairs. {Thrift less*ly}, adv. {Thrift less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thriftless — index improvident, prodigal, profligate (extravagant), profuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thriftless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ spending money in an extravagant and wasteful way …   English terms dictionary

  • thriftless — adjective Date: 15th century 1. lacking usefulness or worth 2. careless, wasteful, or incompetent in handling money or resources ; improvident • thriftlessly adverb • thriftlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thriftless — thriftlessly, adv. thriftlessness, n. /thrift lis/, adj. 1. without thrift; improvident; wasteful. 2. Archaic. useless or pointless. [1350 1400; ME: unsuccessful. See THRIFT, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • thriftless — adjective wastefully reckless in the use of money or other resources See Also: thriftlessness …   Wiktionary

  • thriftless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. extravagant, lavish, negligent; see wasteful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Reckless, especially in the use of material resources: improvident, unthrifty. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • thriftless — thrift·less || θrɪftlɪs adj. spender, squanderer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thriftless — adjective spending money in an extravagant and wasteful way. Derivatives thriftlessly adverb thriftlessness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • thriftless — a. Extravagant, profuse, lavish, prodigal, wasteful, unthrifty, too free, over liberal, improvident …   New dictionary of synonyms

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