Complete Definition of "prodigal"

English

Adjective
en-adj

  1. wastefully extravagant.

#: He found himself guilty of prodigal spending during the holidays.
#: He is not a prodigal son|prodigal son.

  1. (often followed by of or with) someone yielding profusely, lavish

#: She was a merry person, glad and prodigal of smiles.
#: How can he be so prodigal with money on such a tight budget?

  1. profuse, lavishly abundant

Translations
trans-top|wastefully extravagant
Finnish: tuhlaavainen
Icelandic: hóflaus m|f, hóflaust n
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trans-top|lavish
Finnish: ylenpalttinen
trans-mid
trans-bottom
trans-top|profuse, lavishly abundant
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A prodigal person, a spendthrift.

Translations
trans-top|a prodigal person
Finnish: tuhlari
Icelandic: eyðslukló f
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Antonyms
i-c|a prodigal person frugal

See also
prodigal son

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