- without thrift; improvident; wasteful.
- Archaic. useless or pointless.
Origin of thriftless
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Examples from the Web for thriftless
It was a thriftless old door, such as bachelors kept, she murmured.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
They were intemperate and thriftless, and passed the voyage in disorder.
He charges him with being deficient in business management and thriftless.Usury
Not a word is left unsaid that can flatter the criminal or encourage the thriftless.American Sketches
"We have all been thriftless and careless, my lady," he said.The Rake's Progress