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Adjective prodigal has 3 senses
- 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)
- extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift - recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures"
Antonym: thrifty (indirect, via wasteful)
- prodigal - marked by rash extravagance; "led a prodigal life"
Antonym: provident (indirect, via improvident)