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English definition of “spendthrift”


adjective     /ˈspendθrɪft/
in the habit of spending too much money without thinking about the results : These were clear signals to change our spendthrift ways . Company finance directors and spendthrift shoppers alike have reason to hope that energy prices will be more manageable in the coming year . In spite of the housing slowdown , the American consumer remained cheerfully spendthrift.
(Definition of spendthrift adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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