[ ik-strav-uh-geyt ]
/ ɪkˈstræv əˌgeɪt /
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verb (used without object), ex·trav·a·gat·ed, ex·trav·a·gat·ing.Archaic.
to wander beyond bounds; roam at will; stray.
to go beyond the bounds of propriety or reason.
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British Dictionary definitions for extravagate
/ (ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt) /
verb (intr) archaic
to exceed normal limits or propriety
to roam at will
Derived forms of extravagateextravagation, noun
Word Origin for extravagate
C17: from Latin extravagārī; see extravagant
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