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1. thriftlessly

in a thriftless manner

Example Sentences:
'he lives thriftlessly from day to day'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of thriftlessly
wisdom and caution in the management of money
2. Also called: sea pink
any of numerous perennial plumbaginaceous low-growing plants of the genus Armeria, esp A. maritima, of Europe, W Asia, and North America, having narrow leaves and round heads of pink or white flowers
3. rare
vigorous thriving or growth, as of a plant
4. US
a building society, savings bank, or credit union
5.  an obsolete word for prosperity

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1.  Obsolete
the condition of thriving; prosperity
physical thriving; vigorous growth
careful management of one's money or resources; economy; frugality
any of a genus (Armeria, family Plumbaginaceae) of dwarf, evergreen, perennial dicotyledonous plants (order Plumbaginales) with narrow leaves and small, white, pink, red, or purplish flowers
4.  US
a mutual savings bank, savings and loan association, or credit union
usually used in pl.: in full thrift institution
5.  British, Dialectal
a means of thriving; work; labor

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of thriftlessly
1. Careless in handling money; wasteful.
2. Archaic Lacking usefulness or value.

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