Lola, California is a startling novel, as prodigiously smart as it is technically proficient.
How is he to understand why Hamlet is so rude to Ophelia, yet later on declares that he loved her prodigiously?
He must have been, to take the picturesque so prodigiously to heart.
Meanwhile, the mob outside had prodigiously increased, and had begun to exhibit some disposition to riot.
My admiration of Aeschylus has been prodigiously increased by this reperusal.
The old banker died in course of time, and to use the affectionate phrase common on such occasions, 'cut up' prodigiously well.
He wrote another poem of like value, and it sold "prodigiously."
I really can't find out what makes them all so poor; but they are prodigiously out of cash.
"Tell 'ee what I'll do," said Tommy with a prodigiously wise squint.
He was prodigiously strong, and he knew the mine as no one else—at any rate, as well as I did.
1550s, "ominous," from Middle French prodigieux and directly from Latin prodigiosus "strange, wonderful, marvelous, unnatural," from prodigium (see prodigy). Meaning "vast, enormous" is from c.1600. Related: Prodigiously; prodigiosity.