prolific: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pru-lif'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. producing offspring, young, fruit, etc., abundantly; highly fruitful: a prolific pear tree.
  2. producing in large quantities or with great frequency; highly productive: a prolific writer.
  3. profusely productive or fruitful (often fol. by in or of&hasp;): a bequest prolific of litigations.
  4. characterized by abundant production: a prolific year for tomatoes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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