how to pronounce spendthrift


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the above transcription of spendthrift is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spendthrift is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of spendthrift in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… governing the spendthrift strongmen of …”

meanings of spendthrift


  1. Extravagant or lavish.
  2. Improvident, profligate, or wasteful.


  1. Someone who spends money improvidently or wastefully.

spendthrift frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spendthrift occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spendthrift can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spendthrift can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to spendthrift


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