an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
"she is a chess prodigy"
omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy(noun)
a sign of something about to happen
"he looked for an omen before going into battle"
an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality
"the Marines are expected to perform prodigies of valor"
Something from which omens are drawn.
An amazing or marvellous thing.
A wonderful example of something.
An extremely talented person, especially a child.
Origin: From prodige, from prodigium
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
anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a prodigy of learning
a production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster
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
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.]
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The numerical value of prodigy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of prodigy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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Translations for prodigy
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- prodigiCatalan, Valencian
- Orakel, Hochbegabte, Hochbegabter, Wunder, GenieGerman
- presagio, auspicio, genio, portento, agüero, fenómeno, prodigio, milagro, augurio, maravilla, niño prodigio, cosa extrañaSpanish
- ihme, ennusmerkki, ihmelapsi, enne, malliesimerkkiFinnish
- miracle, génie, présage, prodige, enfant prodige, auspices, merveille, phénomène, augureFrench
- csoda, csodagyerekHungarian
- presagio, fenomeno, prodigioItalian
- 前兆, 驚異, 神童Japanese
- mirakel, wonderDutch
- вундеркинд, генийRussian
- underbarn, under, mirakel, underverk, vidunderSwedish
- dâhi, kâhin, mucizeTurkish
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