Prodigal appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):
- Prodigal lesbians from Venezuela know just exactly how to eat quiche. (58 letters)
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- Definition of the noun prodigal
- Definition of the adjective prodigal
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Prodigal (wasteful; extravagant; lavish) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the noun prodigal
What does prodigal mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: prodigals
- a recklessly extravagant consumer
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of prodigal: profligate / squanderer
- more generic word: consumer = a person who uses goods or services
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun prodigal
- A prodigal person, a spendthrift.
Definition of the adjective prodigal
What does prodigal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- recklessly wasteful
Alternative definition of the adjective prodigal
- wastefully extravagant.
- antonym: frugal
- [often, followed by of or with] someone yielding profusely, lavish
- profuse, lavishly abundant
- "Prodigal" is a 2011 short sci-fi film written by Benjamin Grayson and Travis Crim, and directed by Benjamin Grayson.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: Ben Grayson
- producer: Trenton Waterson
- executive producers: Annie Baria & Joseph Malloch
- production design by Brittany Bradford
- art direction by Eric Jihwan Jeon
- written by Travis Crim & Ben Grayson
- Kenneth Branagh as Mark Snow
- Winter Ave Zoli as Angela O'Neil
- Jennifer Morrison as Agent Rachel Mintz
- Travis Crim as David O'Neill
- Taylor Kinney as Brad Searcy
- Jade Pettyjohn as Samantha O'Neil
- Annie Baria as Server
- Spencer Kelly as Valet
- Josh Latzer as Manager
- Daniel Pittack as Mechanic
- Taegan Crim as School Girl #1
- Olivia Dutcher as School Girl #3
- Olivia Rubin as School Girl #2
- casting by Gina Gallego
- cinematography by Polly Morgan & Haris Zambarloukos
- edited by Richard Conkling & Daniel McGivray
- music by Kenton Smith, Ran Jackson
- costume design by Anna Seltzer
- set decoration by Amanda Mae Meyncke
- genre: Science Fiction
- released on (4 years ago)
- "Prodigal" is a film, directed by D. Al'Deighmian Jackson.
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by Anastasia "Stacie" Peart
The word prodigal means reckless, spoiled, extravagant; lush, profuse. In one dictionary it also means rebellious, which in the Old Testament was punishable by death as described in Deuteronomy 21:18. According to Deuteronomy 21 : 15- 1 6 ...
A Pun My Word (1991)
A Humorously Enlightened Path to English Usage by Robert Oliver Shipman
As an lawful / legal 131 adjective, prodigal means wastefully or recklessly.
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Quotes about Prodigal
After a thrifty father, a prodigal son.
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Scrabble value of P3R1O1D2I1G2A1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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