[ prod-i-guhl ]
- spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant.
2. a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way.
Examples of prodigal in a sentence:
- If you want to save money for college, you should stop your prodigal spending sprees.
- When Carl divorced Carla, he said it was because of Carla’s prodigal habit of spending all his money on silly items.