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English definition of “extravagant”

extravagant

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈstrævəɡənt/
WASTING MONEY costing too much or spending a lot more money than you need to: the extravagant lifestyle of a movie starUncontrolled
NOT ACCEPTABLE too unusual and extreme to be believed or controlled: the extravagant claims made by cosmetics companiesNot believableExaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
extravagance
 
 
/ɪkˈstrævəɡəns/ noun [C, U]
extravagant behaviourUncontrolled
extravagantly adverb
(Definition of extravagant from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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