Profligate and Scrimping


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Profligate adjective – Given to spending money freely or foolishly.
Usage example: profligate movie producers hoping to create the next blockbuster

Scrimping is an antonym for profligate.
Nearby Word: profligacy
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Scrimping adjective – Careful in the management of money or resources.
Usage example: a scrimping homemaker

Profligate is an antonym for scrimping.
Nearby Words: scrimp, scrimpy, scrimped
Antonyms for Scrimping
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