HyperDic: prodigal

English > 2 senses of the word prodigal:
ADJECTIVEallprodigal, extravagant, profligate, spendthriftrecklessly wasteful
NOUNperson prodigal, profligate, squanderera recklessly extravagant consumer
prodigal > pronunciation
Soundspraa'dihgahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > prodigal: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrecklessly wasteful.
Example"prodigal in their expenditures"
Synonymsextravagant, profligate, spendthrift
Broaderwastefultending to squander and waste
Spanishderrochadora, despilfarrador, extravagante, malgastador
Nounsprodigala recklessly extravagant consumer
prodigalityexcessive spending / spending
prodigalitythe trait of spending extravagantly
Adverbsprodigallyto a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree
English > prodigal: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA recklessly extravagant consumer.
Synonymsprofligate, squanderer
Narrowerspendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergoodsomeone who spends money prodigally
wastrel, wastersomeone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
BroaderconsumerA person who uses goods or services
Spanishderrochador, despilfarrador, dilapidador, malgastador, pródigo
Catalandilapidador, malgastador, pròdig
Adjectivesprodigalrecklessly wasteful

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