French translation of 'profligate'
1. (= extravagant) [lifestyle, behaviour, spending] extravagant(e)
profligate with prodigue de
2. (= wasteful)
profligate use of sth le gaspillage de qch
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Example Sentences Including 'profligate'
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I'm lazy and profligate by nature, and have expensive tastes by nurture.THE SEASON OF LILLIAN DAWES (2001)
His Lordship is not quite so profligate of his money,' said Thackeray drily.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Amy, in her tiny spangled trapeze-artist's costume, was awed by the profligate splendour of it all.THE WHITE DOVE (2001)
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Used Occasionally. profligate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of profligate from the Collins English to French Dictionary