DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

1 definition found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prod·i·gy n.; pl. Prodigies
 1. Something extraordinary, or out of the usual course of nature, from which omens are drawn; a portent; as, eclipses and meteors were anciently deemed prodigies.
 So many terrors, voices, prodigies,
 May warn thee, as a sure foregoing sign.   --Milton.
 2. Anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a prodigy of learning.
 3. A production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster.
 Syn: -- Wonder; miracle; portent; marvel; monster.