Associations to the word «Prodigy»

Pictures for the word «Prodigy»


PRODIGY, noun. (now rare) An extraordinary thing seen as an omen; a portent. [from 15th c.]
PRODIGY, noun. An extraordinary occurrence or creature; an anomaly, especially a monster; a freak. [from 16th c.]
PRODIGY, noun. An amazing or marvellous thing; a wonder. [from 17th c.]
PRODIGY, noun. A wonderful example of something. [from 17th c.]
PRODIGY, noun. An extremely talented person, especially a child. [from 17th c.]

Dictionary definition

PRODIGY, noun. An unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration; "she is a chess prodigy".
PRODIGY, noun. A sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle".
PRODIGY, noun. An impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality; "the Marines are expected to perform prodigies of valor".

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe