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spendthrift
 n.  one who spends money recklessly or wastefully
Classic Sentence:
1  But she was a deliberate and joyous spendthrift in her preparations for her first party, the housewarming.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife's hand he went back to his study.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII
3  Economically considered, the matter can be summed up thus: Paris is a spendthrift.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
4  He is for throwing up everything and making spendthrifts of his sons.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  Easy access to credit encourages one to turn into spendthrift who shops till he drops.