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  Definition of wanton
  1. lewd or lascivious woman
  2. behave extremely cruelly and brutally
  3. engage in amorous play
  4. become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
  5. spend wastefully; "wanton one''s money away"
  6. indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
  7. waste time; spend one''s time idly or inefficiently
  8. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
  9. occurring without motivation or provocation; "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt
Similar Words: luxuriate, wanton away, trifle away, piddle, piddle away, trifle, easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, motiveless, unprovoked

 

Hyponyms: light-o'-love, light-of-love

 

Derivational Morphology: luxury, luxuriousness, opulence, sumptuousness, lavishness, sumptuosity, dalliance, dawdling, trifling, wasting time

 

 
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