Definition of spendthrift:
be burning a hole in your pocket, high roller, degraded, spender, high spender, wasteful, exuberant, prodigal son, riotous, big spender, scattergood, easy come, easy go, debauched, waster, excessive, unthrifty, a fool and his money (are soon parted), fast, the last of the big spenders, dissolute, have money to burn, disburser, expender, degenerate, overweening, credit history, dissipated, save, wastrel, squanderer, he who pays the piper calls the tune, spend-all, thriftless, libertine, extravagant, free, high-rolling, profligate, high-roller, you can't take it with you, prodigal, waster, squandering.
Even the interest in Eddie's inheritance did not last long, for Uncle Loren's fortune did not last long- not that they were spendthrift, for they spent next to nothing; but money must be fed or it starves to death.- "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.
- "Doors of the Night", Frank L. Packard.
- "The Querist", George Berkley.