scattergood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scattergood someone who spends money prodigally
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scattergood One who wastes; a spendthrift.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scattergood A spendthrift.
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Usage

In literature:

And now, my lords, there is that young scattergood the Laird of Bucklaw's fine to be disposed upon.
"Bride of Lammermoor" by Sir Walter Scott
The young minister nodded to Scattergood, and Scattergood spoke in return.
"Scattergood Baines" by Clarence Budington Kelland
Old Dominie Scattergood often came in on Sabbath evenings.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
Scattergood Kicks Up the Dust.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Mrs. Scattergood's fault-finding character was well known to the girl.
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
So Mrs. Scattergood thought, as she glanced up now and again from her knitting.
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
While I, of youthful favourites bereft, Will live with Scattergood, if aught be left.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
The Reverend John Scattergood, D.D., Professor of Systematic Theology, was of Puritan descent.
"All Men are Ghosts" by L. P. Jacks
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In news:

List of Previous Scattergood Award Recipients.
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