Definition of prodigal son/daughter
- He left the company several years ago, but now the prodigal son has returned.
: characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure : lavish
: recklessly spendthrift
: yielding abundantly : luxuriant
: one who spends or gives lavishly and foolishly
: one who has returned after an absence
: a human male offspring especially of human beings
: a male adopted child
: a human male descendant
: a female offspring especially of human parents
: a female adopted child
: a human female descendant
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