What does the word prolific mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Producing abundantly; fertile.

Usage examples for prolific

  1. He was born in 1814 in Ohio, the State that is so prolific of good men. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  2. But it is nothing to the prolific principle upon which the sum was voted: a principle that may be well called, the fruitful mother of an hundred more. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. The cultivation of the sweet melon is similar to that of its relative, but the fruit is finer in flavour and the plants not so prolific. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn