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A spendthrift; a wastrel.


a person who spends wastefully or squanders money or possessions; a spendthrift



1. a person who spends money or wealth extravagantly and wastefully; prodigal.
2. wastefully extravagant; prodigal.
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Noun1.scattergood - someone who spends money prodigallyscattergood - someone who spends money prodigally
prodigal, squanderer, profligate - a recklessly extravagant consumer
big spender, high roller - one who spends lavishly and ostentatiously on entertainment; "the last of the big spenders"


A person who spends money or resources wastefully:
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Anthony Scattergood first met his victim on April 16 this year.
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The challenge, managed by Drexel University public health students and the Scattergood Foundation, focuses on a social problem and asks the public to submit design solutions.
Scattergood closely examines the life and work of Medieval writer John Skelton.
East Durham College lecturer, and British Master Barber, Alison Scattergood, has worked with Simon at a number of major barbering shows over the past few years.
Working with biographical and much other historical detail, Scattergood constructs a series of contexts significant to Skelton's creative practice and explores the variety of ways in which these were likely to have been influential on Skelton's decisions about what and how to write.
The four founding fathers are believed to be Jack Hughes, William H Price, George Matthews and William H Scattergood.
Transmission and generation in medieval and Renaissance literature; essays in honour of John Scattergood.
Anne Scattergood, 77, was being brought from Beaumont Hospital to the Mater in Dublin in July 2009 when an intra-aortic balloon pump stopped working.
Michele Scattergood, deputy chief executive with the organisation which has a city office in Edmund Street, said: "The awards lead the way in rewarding those commercial and voluntary organisations that place disabled people at the heart of their organisation.
Perhaps it is possible to say that holographic art has reached a degree of maturity when there is an exhibition such as that currently at Jonathan Ross' Gallery 286 in London, displaying the work of Martin Richardson and Paul Scattergood.
In "Eating the Book: Riddle 47 and Memory, Scattergood uses the subject of the poem, the image of a worm eating a book, to examine the important function of memory as a source for power, from classical models to Anglo-Saxon times.