Adjective "Prodigal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Prodigal


    Definition:

    1. wastefully or recklessly extravagant: prodigal expenditure.

    2. giving or yielding profusely; lavish (usually followed by of or with): prodigal of smiles; prodigal with money.

    3. lavishly abundant; profuse: nature's prodigal resources. noun

    4. a person who spends, or has spent, his or her money or substance with wasteful extravagance; spendthrift.

    Examples:

    "people can be prodigal with people."

    "people can be prodigal of geniuses."

    "sons can be prodigal."

    "people can be prodigal."

    "returnings can be prodigal."

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