HyperDic: prodigy

English > 3 senses of the word prodigy:
NOUNperson prodigyan unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person
eventprodigy, omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognosticationa sign of something about to happen
cognitionprodigyan impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality
prodigy > pronunciation
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English > prodigy: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration.
Example"she is a chess prodigy"
Narrowerboy wonderAn extremely talented young male person
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder childA prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
girl wonderAn extremely talented young female person
Broadergenius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einsteinsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
Spanishmaravilla, monstruo, portento, prodigio, superdotada, superdotado
Catalanmeravella, monstre, portent, prodigi, superdotada, superdotat
English > prodigy: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sign of something about to happen.
Synonymsomen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication
NarrowerauspiceA favorable omen
death knellAn omen of death or destruction
forebodingAn unfavorable omen
Broaderaugury, sign, foretoken, preindicationAn event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Spanishagüero, anuncio, augurio, auspicio, premonición, presagio, pronóstico
Catalananunci, auguri, averany, premonició, presagi, prodigi, senyal
Adjectivesprodigiousof momentous or ominous significance
English > prodigy: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality.
Broaderexemplar, example, model, good exampleSomething to be imitated
Adjectivesprodigiousso great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

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