extravagant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ik-strav'u-gunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. spending much more than is necessary or wise; wasteful: an extravagant shopper.
  2. excessively high: extravagant expenses; extravagant prices.
  3. exceeding the bounds of reason, as actions, demands, opinions, or passions.
  4. going beyond what is deserved or justifiable: extravagant praise.
  5. wandering beyond bounds.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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