extravagant

  • 1 extravagant — extravagant …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 2 extravagant — extravagant, ante [ ɛkstravagɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1380; lat. extravagans, de vagans, p. prés. du v. vagari « errer » 1 ♦ Dr. can. Vx Non incorporé dans les recueils canoniques. 2 ♦ (XVIe) Mod. Qui sort des limites du bon sens; qui est à la fois… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 extravagant — EXTRAVAGÁNT, Ă, extravaganţi, te, adj. (Adesea substantivat) Care caută cu orice preţ să iasă din comun; excentric. ♦ Neobişnuit, ciudat, bizar. – Din fr. extravagant. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Extravagant ≠ ordinar… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 extravagant — ex‧trav‧a‧gant [ɪkˈstrævəgənt] adjective 1. disapproving spending a lot of money when it is not necessary: • It s a bit too extravagant to buy both. • Even when in debt, he continued to enjoy an extravagant lifestyle. 2. very extreme and not… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Extravagant — Ex*trav a*gant, a. [F. extravagant, fr. L. extra on the outside + vagans, antis, p. pr. of vagari to wander, from vagus wandering, vague. See {Vague}.] 1. Wandering beyond one s bounds; roving; hence, foreign. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 extravagant — Adj std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. extravagant, dieses aus ml. extravagans, zu l. extrā außerhalb und l. vagārī umherschweifen, umherziehen , zu l. vagus umherschweifend, unstet . Abstraktum: Extravaganz.    Ebenso nndl. extravagant …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 7 extravagant — Extravagant, [extravag]ante. adj. v. Fou, bizarre, fantasque, qui est contre le bon sens, contre la raison. Il se dit des personnes, & des choses. C est un homme extravagant. discours extravagant. pensées, paroles extravagantes. ce qu il vient de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 extravagant — extravagant, ante (èk stra va gan, gan t ) adj. 1°   Qui extravague, qui est bizarre. •   Parbleu ! s il faut parler des gens extravagants, Je viens d en essuyer un des plus fatigants, MOL. Mis. II, 5. •   Crois tu que d une fille humble, honnête …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 extravagant — [ek strav′əgənt, ik strav′əgənt] adj. [ME & Anglo Fr extravagaunt < ML extravagans, prp. of extravagari, to stray < L extra, beyond + vagari, to wander < vagus: see VAGUE] 1. Obs. straying beyond bounds; wandering 2. going beyond… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 extravagant — »überspannt, verstiegen, übertrieben«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 18. Jh. aus frz. extravagant »ab , ausschweifend« entlehnt. Das frz. Wort geht zurück auf mlat. extravagans, das zu lat. extra vagari »ausschweifen« (vgl. ↑ extra und ↑ vage) gehört.… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 11 extravagant — Adj. (Mittelstufe) aus dem Rahmen fallend Synonym: ausgefallen Beispiel: Sie trug ein extravagantes Kleid. Kollokation: extravagant aussehen …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 12 extravagant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking restraint in spending money or using resources. 2) costing a great deal. 3) exceeding what is reasonable or appropriate: extravagant claims. DERIVATIVES extravagance noun extravagancy noun extravagantly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Extravagant — Ex*trav a*gant, n. 1. One who is confined to no general rule. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Eccl. Hist.) Certain constitutions or decretal epistles, not at first included with others, but subsequently made a part of the canon law. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Extravagant — (lat.), ausschweifend, ungereimt …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Extravagánt — (lat.), ausschweifend, ungereimt; Extravagánz, Ausschweifung, Ungereimtheit, Torheit; extravagieren, ab , ausschweifen, ungereimt handeln …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Extravagant — Extravagant, lat. dtsch., ausschweifend; Extravaganz, Ausschweifung, Uebertreibung; davon extravagiren …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 extravagant — index copious, egregious, excess, excessive, exorbitant, improvident, inordinate, intemperate, pretentious …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 extravagant — late 14c., from M.L. extravagantem, originally a word in Canon Law for uncodified papal decrees, prp. of extravagari wander outside or beyond, from L. extra outside of (see EXTRA (Cf. extra )) + vagari wander, roam (see VAGUE (Cf. vague)).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 extravagant — inordinate, immoderate, *excessive, exorbitant, extreme Analogous words: preposterous, absurd, *foolish, silly: *profuse, prodigal, lavish, exuberant Antonyms: restrained Contrasted words: frugal, *sparing, economical …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 extravagant — [adj] indulgent, wasteful absurd, bizarre, costly, crazy, exaggerated, excessive, exorbitant, expensive, extortionate, extreme, fanciful, fancy, fantastic, flamboyant, flashy, foolish, garish, gaudy, grandiose, immoderate, implausible,… …

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