Definition of Spend-all
1. Noun. Someone who spends money prodigally.
Generic synonyms: Prodigal, Profligate, Squanderer
Specialized synonyms: Big Spender, High Roller
Derivative terms: Spend
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spend-all
Literary usage of Spend-all
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1880)
"The way to make sure of a happy life is not to spend all we have while we are young ; not to spend our strength or energies on wealth. ..."
2. The Works of Virgil by Virgil (1891)
"... but also springing corn : nor shall your suckling heifers, as was the custom of our fathers, fill the snowy milking-pails, but spend all.their udders on ..."
3. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1853)
"news of the day—-warned us not to spend all our money in Dublin, but to save enough to carry us home again. — and then ran out into a long laudation of ..."
4. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"... satis in re una consumere curam —Il ¡s by no means enough to spend all out care on a single object. ..."
5. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"This term is sometimes used in military matters to express the consumption of anything ; as, to spend all your ammunition. Speyer, also Speier. ..."
6. Select Letters of Cicero: Literally Translated by Marcus Tullius Cicero (1891)
"And so I devote myself to literature, in which I spend all my time, not that I may seek a final remedy for my troubles, but that I may forget my grief a ..."