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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·trav·a·gant /ɪkˈstrævɪgənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·trav·a·gant a.
 1. Wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign. [Obs.]
 The extravagant and erring spirit hies
 To his confine.   --Shak.
 2. Exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as, extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse.
    There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses.   --Addison.
 3. Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an extravagant man. Extravagant expense.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·trav·a·gant, n.
 1. One who is confined to no general rule.
 2. pl. Eccl. Hist. Certain constitutions or decretal epistles, not at first included with others, but subsequently made a part of the canon law.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unrestrained in especially feelings; "extravagant praise";
             "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition";
             "overweening greed" [syn: excessive, exuberant, overweening]
      2: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures" [syn:
         prodigal, profligate, spendthrift]