[ik-strav-uh-guh nt] /ɪkˈstræv ə gənt/
spending much more than is necessary or wise; wasteful:
an extravagant shopper.
extravagant expenses; extravagant prices.
exceeding the bounds of reason, as actions, demands, opinions, or passions.
going beyond what is deserved or justifiable:
Obsolete. wandering beyond bounds.
spending money excessively or immoderately
going beyond usual bounds; unrestrained: extravagant praise
exorbitant in price; overpriced
late 14c., from Medieval Latin extravagantem, originally a word in Canon Law for uncodified papal decrees, present participle of extravagari “wander outside or beyond,” from Latin extra “outside of” (see extra-) + vagari “wander, roam” (see vague). Extended sense of “excessive, extreme” first recorded 1590s; that of “wasteful, lavish” 1711. Related: Extravagantly.
[ik-strav-uh-gan-zuh] /ɪkˌstræv əˈgæn zə/ noun 1. a musical or dramatic composition or production, as comic opera or musical comedy, marked by a loose structure, a frivolous theme, and elaborate costuming and staging. 2. any lavish or opulent show, event, assemblage, etc.: an extravaganza of new housewares on the twelfth floor. /ɪkˌstrævəˈɡænzə/ noun 1. an elaborately […]
[ik-strav-uh-geyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌgeɪt/ verb (used without object), extravagated, extravagating. Archaic. 1. to wander beyond bounds; roam at will; stray. 2. to go beyond the bounds of propriety or reason. /ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt/ verb (intransitive) (archaic) 1. to exceed normal limits or propriety 2. to roam at will
[ek-struh-vaj-uh-nl] /ˌɛk strəˈvædʒ ə nl/ adjective 1. Botany. developing outside the sheath, as the young shoots of certain grasses. 2. Anatomy. located outside the vagina.
[ik-strav-uh-seyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌseɪt/ verb (used with object), extravasated, extravasating. 1. Pathology. to force out from the proper vessels, as blood, especially so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues. 2. Geology. to pour forth, as lava, from a subterranean source in a molten state. verb (used without object), extravasated, extravasating. 3. Pathology. to be extravasated, […]