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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: One who is wasteful and reckless with money or resources.
From ding (to damage), from Old English dingan (to ding) + thrift (prosperity), from Old Norse thrifast (to thrive). Earliest documented use: 1566. A synonym is spendthrift.
“Some dingthrifts talk of pulling down the universities and selling off their lands like the monasteries.”
Diane Davidson; Feversham; Crown Publishers; 1969.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Which of us is not forever a stranger and alone? -Thomas Wolfe, novelist (3 Oct 1900-1938)