extravagant extravagant  /ɪk ˈstræ və ɡənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
  2. (adj) recklessly wasteful

Usage(s):

  1. This is the first of Lauzon's extravagant fantasies and, like other, odder ones, it is cogently grounded in the solitude that can smother any childanybody.
  2. He fled to Tianjin, where he cavorted as an exiled and extravagant playboy, full of imperious airs but no imperial mandate.
  3. And so she went shopping, buying an eclectic but extravagant collection of artwork on sprees through Europe in the early 20th century.

News

  1. Wiz Khalifa Premieres 'Paperbond' Music Video

    The Taylor Gang rapper shows off his extravagant lifestyle in the clip and why he's the 'only n*gga in first class.'
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

  2. Dan Henderson Intends Another Run at UFC Title, but Retirement Plan is Already in Place

    In a sport where extravagant nicknames are the norm, it says a lot about Dan Henderson that after 16 years as a professional mixed martial artist he still goes by the unpretentious moniker of ‘Hendo.’
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

  3. “Queen of the Air”: Love and death in the big top

    The extravagant true story of the Brad and Angelina of the circus, their great romance and secret sufferings        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. "The tragedy is that he left this world too early, and his extravagant life and scandalous statements did not contribute to the popularity of chess," Kasparov told The Associated Press.
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Kasparov Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The questions that we found out are being asked are about beating wives, marijuana use and extravagant parties," World Umpires Association president John Hirschbeck said in a telephone interview Wednesday. "And then finally with this whole...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: John Hirschbeck Source: SI.com

  3. "She tended to speak and write in an extravagant way," Monckton replied, but agreed that the sentiment was genuine.
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Rosa Monckton Source: International Herald Tribune

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