Meaning of profligate

prof•li•gate

Pronunciation: (prof'li-git, -gāt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolute.
  2. recklessly prodigal or extravagant.
—n.
  1. a profligate person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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