noun, plural prod·i·gies.
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Origin of prodigy
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prodigyprodigy , protégé
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Natural talent or physiological advantages might give you a slight edge, but even a prodigy isn’t going to master all aspects of a game they’ve never played before instantly.This scientist thought he’d found the source of all sexual energy|PopSci Staff|September 17, 2020|Popular Science
Zhang, a programming prodigy, has long been regarded as China’s most independent, if elusive, tech tycoon.How Trump’s TikTok ban pushed China’s most independent tech billionaire closer to Beijing|claychandler|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Internet prodigy and Reddit founder Aaron Swartz committed suicide on Friday.
The twit, Guy Clinch, is the unlucky father of Marmaduke, an 18-month-old prodigy of domestic mayhem.
Prodigy likewise is relatively common in mathematics and the sciences.
The young man stood still where he was, bewildered by this prodigy of paternal love.The Brotherhood of Consolation|Honore de Balzac
The juvenile criminal was regarded as a prodigy with a capacity for crimes far beyond his years.Crime: Its Cause and Treatment|Clarence Darrow
The forbidden fruit was furnished, and the prodigy of sacred lore applied himself to it with voracity.The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan
But the boy was at least two miracles rolled into one—a more than Siamese prodigy—a boy, and yet an ass too.George Cruikshank's Omnibus|George Cruikshank
The appearance of a prodigy like Nelson, however, is not an isolated event, independent of antecedents.Types of Naval Officers|A. T. Mahan