Definition for EX-TRAV'A-GANT-LY


  1. In an extravagant manner; wildly; not within the limits of truth or probability. Men often write and talk extravagantly.
  2. Unreasonably; excessively. It is prudent not to praise or censure extravagantly.
  3. In a manner to use property without necessity or propriety, or to no good purpose; expensively, or profusely to an unjustifiable degree; as, to live, eat, drink, or dress extravagantly.

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