What does prodigy mean?

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ˈprɒd ɪ dʒiprodi·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prodigy(noun)

    an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration

    "she is a chess prodigy"

  2. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy(noun)

    a sign of something about to happen

    "he looked for an omen before going into battle"

  3. prodigy(noun)

    an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality

    "the Marines are expected to perform prodigies of valor"

Wiktionary

  1. prodigy(Noun)

    Something from which omens are drawn.

    Etymology: From prodige, from prodigium

  2. prodigy(Noun)

    An amazing or marvellous thing.

    Etymology: From prodige, from prodigium

  3. prodigy(Noun)

    A wonderful example of something.

    Etymology: From prodige, from prodigium

  4. prodigy(Noun)

    An extremely talented person, especially a child.

    Etymology: From prodige, from prodigium

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prodigy(noun)

    something extraordinary, or out of the usual course of nature, from which omens are drawn; a portent; as, eclipses and meteors were anciently deemed prodigies

  2. Prodigy(noun)

    anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a prodigy of learning

  3. Prodigy(noun)

    a production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster

Freebase

  1. Prodigy

    Albert Johnson, better known by his stage name Prodigy, is an American rapper and one half of the Hip-hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc. He is the great-great-grandson of the founder of Morehouse College. Prodigy was born with sickle-cell anemia and has suffered from the disease throughout his life.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prodigy

    prod′i-ji, n. a portent: any person or thing that causes great wonder: a wonder: a monster.—adj. Prodig′ious, like a prodigy: astonishing: more than usually large in size or degree: monstrous.—adv. Prodig′iously.—n. Prodig′iousness. [Fr. prodige—L. prodigium, a prophetic sign—pro, before, dicĕre, to say.]

Editors Contribution

  1. prodigy

    a game

    i played prodigy today

    Submitted by justin on August 25, 2020  

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How to pronounce prodigy?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prodigy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prodigy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of prodigy in a Sentence

  1. Will Rogers:

    I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up.

  2. Kristopher Alexander:

    This game is an all-family-at-the-same-time experience for us, and the way it's designed, even my 4-year-old is able to tag along and enjoy the game, prodigy.

Images & Illustrations of prodigy

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