extravagant
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪkˈstɹævəɡənt/

Adjective

extravagant

  1. Exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.
    • c. 1599–1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene i]:
      The extravagant and erring spirit hies / To his confine.
  2. Extreme; wild; excessive; unrestrained.
    • There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses.
    extravagant acts, praise, or abuse
  3. Exorbitant.
  4. Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful.
    an extravagant man;  extravagant expense
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  • Russian: чрезме́рный



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