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Adjective prodigal has 3 senses
  1. lavish, munificent, overgenerous, prodigal, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting - very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain"
    Antonyms: stingy, ungenerous (indirect, via generous)
  2. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift - recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
    Antonym: thrifty (indirect, via wasteful)
  3. prodigal - marked by rash extravagance; "led a prodigal life"
    provident (indirect, via improvident)
Noun prodigal has 1 sense
  1. prodigal, profligate, squanderer - a recklessly extravagant consumer
    --1 is a kind of consumer
    --1 has particulars:
     spendthrift, spend-all, spender, scattergood; wastrel, waster
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