Meaning of prodigy

prod•i•gy

Pronunciation: (prod'i-jē), [key]
— pl. -gies.
  1. a person, esp. a child or young person, having extraordinary talent or ability: a musical prodigy.
  2. a marvelous example (usually fol. by of&hasp;).
  3. something wonderful or marvelous; a wonder.
  4. something abnormal or monstrous.
  5. something extraordinary regarded as of prophetic significance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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