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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prolific mean? 

PROLIFIC (adjective)
  The adjective PROLIFIC has 2 senses:

1. intellectually productive
2. bearing in abundance especially offspring

  Familiarity information: PROLIFIC used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PROLIFIC (adjective)

Sense 1prolific [BACK TO TOP]


Intellectually productive


prolific; fecund; fertile

Context examples:

a prolific writer / a fecund imagination


productive (producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly))

Sense 2prolific [BACK TO TOP]


Bearing in abundance especially offspring


prolific; fertile

Context examples:

flying foxes are extremely prolific / a prolific pear tree


fruitful (productive or conducive to producing in abundance)

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