prodigal – Spending money or using supplies recklessly
To remember the definition of the word prodigal, use the following mnemonic:
Products for all (prodigal) who spend money recklessly.
Examples of prodigal in a sentence
After the prodigal son spent all of his inheritance, he got a low-paying job.
The government’s prodigal spending is going to ruin the country’s economy.
Without giving a thought to others, the prodigal heiress threw away clothes she had never worn.