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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
extravagant /iks'trævigənt/
  • tính từ
    • quá mức, quá độ; quá cao (giá cả)
    • phung phí
    • ngông cuồng; vô lý
Concise Dictionary
+unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
+recklessly wasteful

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 wasteful, lavish, profligate, prodigal, improvident, reckless, excessive, spendthrift, profuse, extreme, immoderate:
She cannot afford to maintain her extravagant way of life for long.
2 unrestrained, uncontained, wild, outrageous, preposterous, immoderate, ridiculous, foolish, fanciful, unreasonable, absurd, impractical; undeserved, unjustified, unjustifiable:
The speaker lavished extravagant praise on the award winners.
3 expensive, costly, extortionate, unreasonable, overpriced, exorbitant, high; dear; Colloq steep:
That trip to Istanbul by private jet was extravagant to say the least.
4 gaudy, garish, ostentatious, showy, ornate, flashy, loud, flamboyant; exaggerated, high-sounding:
She appears at parties wearing the most extravagant costumes.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 spending a lot more money or using a lot more of sth than you can afford or than is necessary: I felt very extravagant spending £100 on a dress. + She's got very extravagant tastes. + Residents were warned not to be extravagant with water, in view of the low rainfall this year.
2 costing a lot more money than you can afford or is necessary: an extravagant present
3 (of ideas, speech or behaviour) very extreme or impressive but not reasonable or practical
the extravagant claims / promises of politicians + I was embarrassed by all the extravagant praise I was getting. + He had the extravagant gestures and loud voice of an actor.
extravagantly adverb: extravagantly expensive + extravagantly high hopes
Collocation Dictionary


be, feel, seem
I go to that restaurant for lunch if I'm feeling extravagant.
| become


terribly, very, wildly
He had a wildly extravagant lifestyle.
| a bit, a little, rather, somewhat


You mustn't be so extravagant with other people's money.

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