Definitions and translations for "prodigal"

Definition of prodigal

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Adjective
1. Wastefully extravagant.
He found himself guilty of prodigal spending during the holidays.
He is a prodigal son.
2. Someone yielding profusely, lavish
She was a merry person, glad and prodigal of smiles.
How can he be so prodigal with money on such a tight budget?
3. Profuse, lavishly abundant
4. Returning after abandoning a person, group, or ideal, especially for selfish reasons; being a prodigal son.
Noun
5. A prodigal person, a spendthrift.
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English - English - prodigal

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n. extravagant person, lavish spender; spendthrift, squanderer, one who wastes money
adj. generous, lavish; abundant, plentiful; wasteful, tending to squander money

English - Spanish - prodigal

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s. pródigo; derrochador; manirroto
adj. pródigo, muy dadivoso; derrochador, disipado, disipador, licencioso, manirroto

English - French - prodigal

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n. prodigue; dépensier; pénitent
adj. prodigue

English - German - prodigal

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n. freigiebig; verschwenderisch; zurückkehrend
adj. verschwenderisch

English - Indonesian - prodigal

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n. pemboros
a. royal, boros, limpah

English - Italian - prodigal

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s. prodigo, scialacquatore, dissipatore
agg. prodigo, che dissipa, che scialacqua; generoso, liberale

English - Polish - prodigal

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n. utracjusz
a. rozrzutny, marnotrawny, obfitujący, utracjuszowski

English - Portuguese - prodigal

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s. esbanjador; gastador; volta a religião
adj. generoso; abundante; fértil; esbanjador

English - Romanian - prodigal

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a. cheltuitor, risipitor

English - Russian - prodigal

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с. мот, повеса
прил. расточительный, щедрый, чрезмерный, обильный

English - Turkish - prodigal

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i. savurgan kimse, müsrif
s. savurgan, müsrif, tutumsuz, bol, çok

English - Ukrainian - prodigal

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n. масалига
a. марнотратний, щедрий, надмірний, неощадливий

English - Dutch - prodigal

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bn. verkwistend, kwistig
zn. verkwister, doorbrenger

English - Greek - prodigal

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επίθ. άσωτος, σπάταλος

English - Arabic - prodigal

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‏شخص مبذر‏
‏مبذر، مسرف، سخي، خصب، وافر النماء، منفق بسخاء‏

English - Chinese - prodigal

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(名) 浪费者
(形) 浪费的, 放荡的, 挥霍的

English - Chinese - prodigal

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(名) 浪費者
(形) 浪費的, 放蕩的, 揮霍的

English - Hindi - prodigal

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a. अपव्ययी, अतिव्ययी, मुक्तहस्त, उड़ाऊ

English - Japanese - prodigal

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(形) 浪費する; 惜しみない; 豊富な; 贅沢な
(名) 浪費家; 贅沢な人; 放蕩者

English - Korean - prodigal

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명. 낭비자
형. 아낌없이 쓰는, 사치스러운; 풍부한; 낭비하는, 방탕한

English - Vietnamese - prodigal

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a. xài phí, lãng phí, phá của, hoang phí
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Synonyms for prodigal
1. abundant: bounteous, bountiful, copious, plenteous, plentiful, profuse
2. profligate: extravagant, squandering, lavish, profuse, reckless, wasteful
3. spendthrift: profligate, carouser, playboy, wastrel