Synonyms of profligate


1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue, libertine, debauchee, rounder

usage: a dissolute man in fashionable society

2. prodigal, profligate, squanderer, consumer

usage: a recklessly extravagant consumer


1. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, wasteful (vs. thrifty)

usage: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"

2. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast, immoral (vs. moral)

usage: unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

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