Internet prodigy and Reddit founder Aaron Swartz committed suicide on Friday.
prodigy likewise is relatively common in mathematics and the sciences.
The twit, Guy Clinch, is the unlucky father of Marmaduke, an 18-month-old prodigy of domestic mayhem.
I wonder if your prodigy plays cards; that is, such as we ladies play?
He is truly a prodigy of a man, and, so far as to-day is concerned, an anachronism.
Hellenism, in other words, is as much a prodigy of beauty as Christianity is a prodigy of sanctity.
He was always a Negro prodigy who played barbarously and wonderfully.
At length, being fully persuaded that I thoroughly admired him, and looked upon him as a prodigy of learning, he took his leave.
The head of the Goddess of Stone will bow—that will be the first prodigy.
At the schools in Cork to which he was sent he was regarded as a prodigy.
late 15c., "sign, portent, something extraordinary from which omens are drawn," from Latin prodigium "prophetic sign, omen, portent, prodigy," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + -igium, a suffix or word of unknown origin, perhaps from *agi-, root of aio "I say" (see adage). Meaning "child with exceptional abilities" first recorded 1650s.