Prolific en


  1. (a.) Serving to produce; fruitful of results; active; as, a prolific brain; a controversy prolific of evil.
  2. (a.) Proliferous.
  3. (a.) Having the quality of generating; producing young or fruit; generative; fruitful; productive; -- applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc.; -- usually with the implied idea of frequent or numerous production; as, a prolific tree, female, and the like.
Word: pro·lif·ic
Pronunciation of prolific: pr&-'li-fik
Function of prolific: adjective
Origin of prolific: French prolifique, from Latin proles
1 : producing young or fruit especially freely : FRUITFUL
2 archaic : causing abundant growth, generation, or reproduction
3 : marked by abundant inventiveness or productivity <a prolific composer>
synonym see FERTILE
- pro·lif·i·ca·cy /-'li-fi-k&-sE/ noun
- pro·lif·i·cal·ly /-fi-k(&-)lE/ adverb
- pro·lif·ic·ness /-fik-n&s/ noun

Synonyms of prolific

Fecund, Fertile,