[ mod-uh-fi-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈmɒd ə fɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Sometimes mod·i·fi·ca·tive [mod-uh-fi-key-tiv] /ˈmɒd ə fɪˌkeɪ tɪv/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM modificatorynon·mod·i·fi·ca·tive, adjectivenon·mod·i·fi·ca·to·ry, adjectiveun·mod·i·fi·ca·tive, adjective
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