EXTRAV'AGANT, adjective Literally, wandering beyond limits.
1. Excessive; exceeding due bounds; unreasonable. The wishes, demands, desires and passions of men are often extravagant
2. Irregular; wild; not within ordinary limits of truth or probability, or other usual bounds; as extravagant flights of fancy.
There is something nobly wild and extravagant in great geniuses.
3. Exceeding necessity or propriety; wasteful; prodigal; as extravagant expenses; an extravagant mode of living.
4. Prodigal; profuse in expenses; as an extravagant man.
He that is extravagant will quickly become poor, and poverty will enforce dependence, and invite corruption.
EXTRAV'AGANT, noun One who is confined to no general rule.