PROF'LIGATE, a. [L. profligatus, profligo, to rout, to ruin; pro and fligo, to drive or dash. The word then signifies dashed, broken or ruined in morals. See Flog and Afflict.]
Abandoned to vice; lost to principle,virtue or decency; extremely vicious; shameless in wickedness; as a profligate man or wretch.
PROF'LIGATE, n. An abandoned man; a wretch who has lost all regard to good principles,virtue or decency.
PROF'LIGATE, v.t. To drive away; a Latin signification. [Not used.]