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A spendthrift; a wastrel.
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a person who spends wastefully or squanders money or possessions; a spendthrift
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1. a person who spends money or wealth extravagantly and wastefully; prodigal.
2. wastefully extravagant; prodigal.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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A person who spends money or resources wastefully:
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Now is the time for the chief fire officer and politicians on the fire authority to listen to their firefighters." Andrew Scattergood, chairman of the FBU in the West Midlands, said: "Our members have made it clear that these contracts are completely unacceptable and should be withdrawn.
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John Scattergood's very substantial new study aims to "describe the shape and details of this extraordinary career with all its contradictions and inconsistencies." To this end it offers a richly detailed account of Skelton's various affiliations--at court, as a parish priest, as a member of a London circle of scholars and ecclesiasts--and explores in revealing depth the conventions and modes that informed the works he produced.
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