Definition of profligate:
squandering, overweening, line, tide rip, firm, exuberant, unbridled, tear, incontinent, squanderer, lush, origin, loyal, immobile, depraved, dissolute, degenerate, blood line, crosscurrent, careful, stemma, betting, wicked, countercurrent, abandoned, gay, blood, rent, high-rolling, flying, restraint, debased, licentious, waster, lewd, unthrifty, sporting, snag, pitch, wild, lineage, luxuriant, rakish, truehearted, libertine, immoral, extravagant, debauched, rakehell, excess, riptide, riotous, rip, wasteful, slant, dissipated, excessive, ungoverned, bloodline, tumultuous, spendthrift, descent, line of descent, quick, disruptive, uninhibited, rake, pedigree, prodigal, stock, card-playing, troubled, uncontrolled, save, parentage, roue, abandoned, turbulent, fast, ancestry, Wicked, split, devalued, degraded.
- voluptuary (part of speech: noun)
- wasteful (part of speech: adjective)
The people are generally imbued with republican principles, and they have lost all respect for the priests; they complain of the heavy taxes which go to support a profligate court; and are weary of the tyranny under which they have so long groaned."- "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
Theodosius, with great wisdom, had designated as his successor, not his young- son- in- law, a cruel and profligate prince, but his sister Pulcheria, who at the same time ended her vow of celibacy and married Marcianus, a veteran soldier and a prominent member of the Senate.- "The Byzantine Empire", Charles William Chadwick Oman.
- "The White Invaders", Raymond King Cummings.