Related formsthrift·less·ly, adverbthrift·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for thriftless
They are hardworking but thriftless, and much given to drink, chiefly toddy.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
The thriftless and drunkards were always 'advance men, but the provident miners hated it and only dealt there on compulsion'.
Knowing how particular his father was, he was greatly surprised at the thriftless look of everything.Golden Days for Boys and Girls|Various
They are a thriftless lazy lot, content to raise just sufficient for their actual wants and to pay for whisky.Maori and Settler|G. A. Henty
His rise and success freed England from the thriftless rule of Henry, and set a boundary to the use of the royal prerogative.A History of England|Charles Oman