Definition of profligately in US English:



  • See profligate

    • ‘He chose movie scripts profligately, appearing in lousy films just to earn money for his expensive enthusiasms.’
    • ‘I'm slowly catching up on lost sleep and regaining the energies that I've had to spend so profligately these past few weeks.’
    • ‘They are profligately displaying their power, including the power to abuse the House's tenuous-at-best policing of itself.’
    • ‘Sweden have not forsaken their past quite so profligately.’
    • ‘When others consume profligately, it can actually harm society.’