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She is tidy enough, but very thriftless—mean, without the power of being economical.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
They did not belong to the race which too frequently make thrift a vice, but were descendants of one the world counts thriftless.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Not a word is left unsaid that can flatter the criminal or encourage the thriftless.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Merchant Jack is a thriftless beggar at best, and who could have foreseen wintry weather like this?
THE MOVING FINGERMARY GAUNT
They will be a thousand times more happy and useful than in leading listless and thriftless lives.
AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
A small stipend secured to my thriftless kinsman, Willie Hamilton, by the advice and with the aid of my son Hector.
GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
Stamford has done excellent work for thirty years; he has been neither idle nor thriftless, and he lives from hand to mouth still.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
This country was settled by the poor and thriftless and now few more than the poor and thriftless remain in it.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
But the backward, thriftless, and unintelligent races succeed best when employed in gangs on large estates.
RACES AND IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICAJOHN R. COMMONS
In other letters he wrote even more sharply to his thriftless step-brother.
THE EVERY-DAY LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNFRANCIS FISHER BROWNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THRIFTLESS

  • careless
  • cavalier
  • destructive
  • dissipative
  • extravagant
  • immoderate
  • improvident
  • incontinent
  • lavish
  • liberal
  • overdone
  • overgenerous
  • pound-foolish
  • prodigal
  • profligate
  • profuse
  • reckless
  • ruinous
  • spendthrift
  • squandering
  • thriftless
  • uneconomical
  • unthrifty
  • wanton
  • wild
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