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Synonyms for profligateˈprɒf lɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue(noun)

    a dissolute man in fashionable society

    rent, pitch, rakehell, parentage, blood line, snag, crosscurrent, lineage, roue, stock, rip, ancestry, stemma, descent, pedigree, riptide, line of descent, blood, tide rip, line, slant, squanderer, rake, origin, split, countercurrent, bloodline, tear, profligate, prodigal

    thrifty, moral

  2. prodigal, profligate, squanderer(adj)

    a recklessly extravagant consumer

    profligate, rip, prodigal, squanderer, roue, blood, rakehell, rake

    moral, thrifty

  3. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift(adj)

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"

    profligate, excessive, debauched, prodigal, libertine, degraded, riotous, dissolute, fast, dissipated, spendthrift, overweening, exuberant, degenerate, extravagant

    moral, thrifty

  4. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or morality

    "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

    luxuriant, loyal, sporting, quick, profuse, riotous, debauched, devalued, lush, extravagant, fast, dissolute, turbulent, libertine, truehearted, card-playing, disruptive, debased, tumultuous, betting, degraded, fast(a), flying, troubled, dissipated, exuberant, spendthrift, degenerate, profligate, immobile, prodigal, firm

    thrifty, moral

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. profligate(a.)

    depraved, corrupt, dissolute, corrupted, very wicked, graceless, very vicious, shameless, abandoned

  2. profligate(n.)

    debauchee, rake, libertine, man of pleasure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

wasteful, lavish

Translations for profligate

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  • tuhlaavainen, paheellinenFinnish
  • erkölcstelen, feslett, tékozlóHungarian
  • անառակArmenian
  • borosIndonesian
  • dissolutoItalian
  • 방탕자Korean
  • расточительный, развратный, транжир, распутник, мот, распутный, расточитель, развратник, неэкономныйRussian

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