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Definition of 'extravagant'

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What's the most extravagant thing you have bought? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They all made extravagant claims for the supernatural. Christianity Today (2000)You stole to live an extravagant lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two hundred and fifty pounds was a bit extravagant for a gift to myself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He knew the plan was to lure him into something extravagant but was not tempted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts say there is no published scientific evidence to support the extravagant claims. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their extravagant lifestyle finally drew the attention of fraud investigators. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But there was no doubting his gifts were extravagant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The dispute has exposed the extraordinarily extravagant lifestyles of the two brothers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It may sound ludicrously extravagant but it's really not as expensive as you might think. The Sun (2013)What's the most extravagant thing you have bought? Times, Sunday Times (2013)These Games were won partly with extravagant promises about their legacy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Normally, you get an extravagant amount of praise relative to your effect on the result. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For most of us a car is a necessity, not an extravagant luxury. The Sun (2008)By making an extravagant promise about a highly uncertain year ahead, he gave another. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely he's tempted by something extravagant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As usual, beware the extravagant claims of merchants. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Japan may be going through hard times, but there is still money for the odd extravagant gesture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I am sure he will make it an extravagant party. The Sun (2010)In my childhood the telephone was used to make urgent arrangements and to convey urgent news, and an unnecessary phone call was considered extravagant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What it says: You live life large and are luxury loving and extravagant. The Sun (2008)The new Emir may eschew the extravagant trappings of wealth, but many of his people are less discreet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'extravagant'

British English: extravagant /ɪkˈstrævɪɡənt/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is extravagant spends more money than they can afford or uses more of something than is reasonable.
My mother thinks I am extravagant with money but it is my money and I will spend it on whatever I want.
  • American English: extravagant
  • Arabic: مُسْرِف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: extravagante
  • Chinese: 奢侈的
  • Croatian: ekstravagantan
  • Czech: rozhazovačný
  • Danish: ekstravagant
  • Dutch: extravagant
  • European Spanish: derrochador
  • Finnish: ylellinen
  • French: extravagant
  • German: verschwenderisch
  • Greek: σπάταλος
  • Italian: stravagante
  • Japanese: 浪費する
  • Korean: 낭비하는
  • Norwegian: råflott
  • Polish: ekstrawagancki
  • European Portuguese: extravagante
  • Romanian: extravagant
  • Russian: расточительный
  • Spanish: extravagante
  • Swedish: extravagant
  • Thai: ฟุ่มเฟือย
  • Turkish: savruk
  • Ukrainian: екстравагантний
  • Vietnamese: hoang phí

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