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Adjective
/ˈprädigəl/,
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Spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant,
  1. Spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant
    • - prodigal habits die hard
  2. Having or giving something on a lavish scale
    • - the dessert was crunchy with brown sugar and prodigal with whipped cream
Noun
  1. A person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way

  2. A person who leaves home and behaves in such a way, but later makes a repentant return


  1. extravagant: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
  2. (prodigally) wastefully: to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree; "we are still prodigally rich compared to others"
  3. Prodigal is the self-titled debut album by the Contemporary Christian/Christian rock band Prodigal, released in 1982.
  4. Prodigal was a progressive, influential Contemporary Christian music group from Cincinnati, Ohio which released three albums in the early 1980s. Although classified primarily as a rock band, the group's sound ranged from radio-friendly pop to keyboard-driven New Wave to pop country. ...
  5. Season two of Smallville, an American television series developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, began airing on September 24, 2002, on The WB television network. ...
  6. Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American military science fiction television series created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper as a spin off from its sister show, Stargate SG-1. ...
  7. The Prodigal is a 1955 epic biblical film made by MGM. It was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Charles Schnee, from a screenplay by Maurice Zimm adapted by Joseph Breen, Jr. ...
  8. "The Prodigal" is episode 15 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Tim Minear and directed by Bruce Seth Green, it was originally broadcast on February 22, 2000 on the WB network. ...
  9. The fifth season of the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis commenced airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States on July 11, 2008, concluded on the same channel on January 9, 2009, and contained 20 episodes. ...
  10. (Prodigally) Waste (also known as rubbish, trash, refuse, garbage, or junk) is unwanted or unusable materials. ...
  11. The Prodigals are a New York Irish band that started in 1997.
  12. A prodigal person, a spendthrift; wastefully extravagant; someone yielding profusely, lavish; profuse, lavishly abundant
  13. (Prodigals) Collective term for the other supernatural races of the world — vampires, werewolves, etc.
  14. as an adjective [the prodigal son...Luke 15:11-32], it means extravagantly wasteful and squandering of what one already has or is being given (money, talent, position, opportunity, relationship). A prodigal person (noun) is one who acts that way. ...