Thesaurus > Related Words: prodigal

  Words related to prodigal

Related / Similar Words: profligate, squanderer, lavish, munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting, extravagant, spendthrift

 

Definition:
  • a recklessly extravagant consumer;
  • very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity";;
  • marked by rash extravagance; "led a prodigal life";
  • recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures";

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    Hyponyms: spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergood, wastrel, waster

     

    Derivational Morphology: consume, squander, waste, ware, blow

     

     
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