Extravagant is an adjective that means expensive, excessive, and over the top. A modest chandelier in your dining room is normal. But crystal-studded walls and gold-plated goblets? That's a bit extravagant.

If you’re prone to lavish behavior or spending, you’re extravagant. It’s an adjective associated with extremes, sometimes even to the point of absurdity. Fees at a bank can be extravagant, and so can a person who insists on drinking only bottled French mineral water out of a golden chalice. Remember that the only ‘e’ is at the beginning — the remaining three vowels are all ‘a.’

Definitions of extravagant

adj recklessly wasteful

prodigal, profligate, spendthrift
tending to squander and waste

adj unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

extravagant praise”
excessive, exuberant, overweening
not subject to restraint

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