Synonyms of profligate in English:

profligate


See definition of profligate

adjective

1‘profligate local authorities’

SYNONYMS

wasteful, extravagant, spendthrift, improvident, prodigal, immoderate, excessive, thriftless, imprudent, reckless, irresponsible

ANTONYMS

thrifty, frugal

2‘he succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle’

SYNONYMS

dissolute, degenerate, dissipated, debauched, corrupt, depraved, reprobate, unprincipled, immoral

promiscuous, loose, wanton, licentious, lascivious, lecherous, libertine, lewd, decadent, rakish, shameless, abandoned, unrestrained, fast, fast-living

sybaritic, voluptuary

ANTONYMS

moral, upright


noun

1‘an out-and-out profligate, darting from one partner to the next’

SYNONYMS

libertine, debauchee, degenerate, reprobate, roué, lecher, rake, loose-liver, dissolute person

sybarite, voluptuary, sensualist

informal lech

dated rip

2‘he's a gambler and a drunkard—a profligate in every way’

SYNONYMS

spendthrift, prodigal, squanderer

informal waster

archaic wastrel