prolific Definition

  • 1producing many works, results, or offspring
  • 2present in large numbers or quantities; plentiful

Using prolific: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "prolific" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She is a prolific writer, having published over 20 books.

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    The artist was known for his prolific output of paintings.

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    The region is home to a prolific bird population.

prolific Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with prolific

  • the state of being prolific or producing many works or offspring


    The prolificacy of his writing is impressive.

  • a source that produces a large amount of something


    The river is a prolific source of fish.

  • a time when someone is particularly productive or creative


    The 1960s were a prolific period for the Beatles.

Origins of prolific

from Old French 'prolifique', from Latin 'prolificus', from 'proles' meaning 'offspring' + 'facere' meaning 'to make'


Summary: prolific in Brief

The term 'prolific' [prəˈlɪfɪk] describes someone or something that produces many works, results, or offspring. It can also refer to something that is present in large numbers or quantities. Examples include 'She is a prolific writer,' and 'The region is home to a prolific bird population.' Phrases like 'prolificacy of something' and 'prolific source' extend its usage, while 'prolific period' denotes a time of high productivity or creativity.