prodigy [prod-i-jee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||person or thing that is extraordinary|
|Synonyms:||brain*, child genius, curiosity, enormity, freak*, genius, intellect, marvel, mastermind, miracle, monster, natural, one in a million, phenomenon, portent, rare bird, rarity, sensation, spectacle, stunner, talent, whiz kid, whiz*, wizard, wonder, wonder child, wunderkind|
|Notes:||prodigy refers to a person with exceptional talents, protégé is a male who is guided or helped by someone, and protégée is the female version|
|Category:||4. Contemplative Affections|
prodigy, phenomenon; wonder, wonderment; marvel, miracle; monster (unconformity); curiosity, lion, sight, spectacle; jeu de theatre, coup de theatre; gazingstock; sign; St. Elmo's fire, St. Elmo's light; portent., bursting of a shell, bursting of a bomb; volcanic eruption, peal of thunder; thunder-clap, thunder-bolt., what no words can paint; wonders of the world; annus mirabilis; dignus vindice nodus.
natura il fece e poi roppe la stampa.
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