Definition of Prodigal
carelessly and foolishly spending money, time, etc.
Examples of Prodigal in a sentence
If you want to save money for college, you should stop your prodigal spending sprees. 🔊
We should be concerned about our future because of our prodigal youth. 🔊
After the prodigal son spent all of his inheritance, he had to get a low-paying job. 🔊
The government’s prodigal spending is going to ruin the country’s economy. 🔊
Without giving a thought to others, the prodigal heiress threw away clothes she had never worn. 🔊
Jack’s prodigal actions left him penniless and without a home. 🔊
When Carl divorced Carla, he said it was because of Carla’s prodigal habit of spending all his money on silly items. 🔊
Everyone wants to know how Harvey can live such a prodigal lifestyle on such a small salary. 🔊
Although Maggie tried to save money for a new car, she could not give up her prodigal shopping binges. 🔊
Even when the dictator saw his people dying of hunger, he refused to change his prodigal way of life. 🔊
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