profligate \PROF-luh-guht; -gayt\, adjective:
1. Openly and shamelessly immoral; dissipated; dissolute.
2. Recklessly wasteful.
1. A profligate person.
Alabama became the target of viscious comments and editorials from the sports media condeming our "profligate purchase" of a football coach in a state ranked 45th in education, though none of them mentioned his salary comes directly from the school's athletic budget and not a penny is being taken from the state's education system.