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1spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant:prodigal habits die hard 2having or giving something on a lavish scale:the dessert was crunchy with brown sugar and prodigal with whipped cream
a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way. (also prodigal son or daughter) a person who leaves home and behaves recklessly, but later makes a repentant return.
[with biblical allusion to the parable in Luke 15:11–32]
Remember that prodigal
ends with -al