What does the word extravagant mean?

Usage examples for extravagant

  1. I don't understand why it is so,- you are not extravagant, like Max,- but I can see the fact plainly enough, and I beg you to take it, dear Friedrich. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  2. Having made up his mind, he set about his preparations carefully, shaking off his extravagant university habits, and keeping an eye to economy in small things to make the most of his little store of money. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  3. It was rather horrible; but it was too startling and too extravagant to be met with anger. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer