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Synonyms for prodigal
ˈprɒd ɪ gəlprodi·gal

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Wiktionary

  1. prodigaladjective

    Antonyms:
    frugal

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prodigal

    Synonyms:
    bountiful, free, generous, liberal, munificent, wasteful

    Antonyms:
    avaricious, close, covetous, greedy, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, rapacious, sordid, stingy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prodigal

    Synonyms:
    lavish, profuse, extravagant, reckless, wasteful, squandering, improvident

    Antonyms:
    frugal, saving, hoarding, economical, niggardly, miserly, close, closefisted

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prodigal, profligate, squandereradjective

    a recklessly extravagant consumer

    Synonyms:
    profligate, rip, squanderer, roue, blood, rakehell, rake

    Antonyms:
    thrifty

  2. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthriftadjective

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, excessive, debauched, libertine, degraded, riotous, dissolute, fast, dissipated, spendthrift, overweening, exuberant, degenerate, extravagant

    Antonyms:
    thrifty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prodigaladjective

    Synonyms:
    wasteful, lavish, extravagant, profuse, too liberal

  2. prodigalnoun

    Synonyms:
    spendthrift, waster, squanderer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prodigaladjective

    Synonyms:
    wasteful, extravagant, lavish, profuse

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How to use prodigal in a sentence?

  1. Former President Alfonso Portillo:

    I return as the prodigal son who made a mistake and I recognize it, my dream is to create a democratic front with various sectors and make a proposal to the country.

  2. Ulisses Soares:

    Fill your hearts with compassion, run to them, fall on their neck, and kiss them, like the father of the prodigal son did.

  3. Vance Havner:

    If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home.

  4. Ben Jonson:

    The covetous man never has money. The prodigal will have none shortly.

  5. Hannah More:

    Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little.


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