extravagant ADJECTIVE 1) lacking restraint in spending money or using resources. 2) costing a great deal. 3) exceeding what is reasonable or appropriate: extravagant claims.
DERIVATIVES extravagance noun extravagancy noun extravagantly adverb.
ORIGIN originally in the sense «unusual, unsuitable»: from Latin extravagari 'diverge greatly' .

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  • Extravagantly — Ex*trav a*gant*ly, adv. In an extravagant manner; wildly; excessively; profusely. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extravagantly — adverb see extravagant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extravagantly — See extravagant. * * * …   Universalium

  • extravagantly — adverb With lavish expenditure or behaviour …   Wiktionary

  • extravagantly — Synonyms and related words: abominably, abundantly, affluently, agonizingly, aplenty, awfully, baldly, balefully, beyond measure, bitterly, blatantly, bottomlessly, bounteously, bountifully, brashly, confoundedly, copiously, cruelly, damnably,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • extravagantly — adv. lavishly, in a profligate manner; in a costly manner; excessively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extravagantly — ex·trav·a·gant·ly …   English syllables

  • extravagantly — See: extravagant …   English dictionary

  • extravagantly — adverb 1. in an abundant manner (Freq. 1) they were abundantly supplied with food he thanked her profusely • Syn: ↑abundantly, ↑copiously, ↑profusely • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • extravagant — extravagantly, adv. extravagantness, n. /ik strav euh geuhnt/, adj. 1. spending much more than is necessary or wise; wasteful: an extravagant shopper. 2. excessively high: extravagant expenses; extravagant prices. 3. exceeding the bounds of… …   Universalium

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