Definition of prodigal:
unthrifty, save, profligate, pup, munificent, dissipated, rip, improvident, overweening, luxuriant, son of a gun, dissolute, high-rolling, libertine, big, unsparing, boor, rake, generous, lavish, spendthrift, scattergood, fast, wasteful, cad, squandering, excess, misogynist, careful, riotous, blood, excessive, rogue, too-generous, lush, lout, villain, extravagant, superabundant, rakehell, exuberant, degenerate, study at profuse, overgenerous, squanderer, unstinting, unstinted, wastrel, degraded, roue, waster, debauched.
- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "Hilda Lessways", Arnold Bennett.
- "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.