Administrator vs Spendthrift - What's the difference?

administrator | spendthrift |


As nouns the difference between administrator and spendthrift

is that administrator is administrator (worker in administration) while spendthrift is someone who spends money improvidently or wastefully.

As an adjective spendthrift is

wasteful, improvident or profligate.

administrator

English

Alternative forms

* administratour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, executes, or dispenses, whether in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesiastical affairs; a manager
  • (legal) A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority
  • (computing) One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network
  • Synonyms

    * (one who administers affairs) chief, head, head man, controller, comptroller, foreman, organizer, overseer, superintendent, supervisor

    Derived terms

    * admin

    spendthrift

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who spends money improvidently or wastefully.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * spendthrift trust

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Wasteful, improvident or profligate.
  • Lavish or extravagant.