Prodigy

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Prodigy Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

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

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Prodigy Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A child prodigy is a child who is very smart at an early age. They can do things that average people can only do when they are adults. Child prodigies are often musicians or mathematicians. A child prodigy does not always grow up to be a world-famous genius. Some of them lose their exceptional gifts in adulthood.



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'Prodigy' example sentence in quotations


* I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up. - Will Rogers


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Prodigy Sample Sentences in News


  • Norwegian prodigy Carlsen retains World Chess championship
    Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion on Sunday, defeating rival Viswanathan Anand for the second year in a row. Read more on this news related to 'Prodigy'
  • What Makes a Child an Art Prodigy?
    Stand before any abstract painting—try a Jackson Pollock or a Cy Twombly— and it’s inevitable someone will say: My child could have done that. For many, the dripping splatters or scribbles seem haphazard and simplistic, not unlike something an average toddler might do with a set of finger paints. ... Read more on this news related to 'Prodigy'
  • Chess: Norwegian prodigy Carlsen retains world championship title
    The 23-year-old world number one beat India's Anand, title-holder of the championship from 2007 to 2013 when he was dethroned by Carlsen, in two of 11 games of the competition, with the others ending in draws. Read more on this news related to 'Prodigy'

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