Meaning of “prodigious” in the English Dictionary

"prodigious" in British English

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prodigiousadjective

uk /prəˈdɪdʒ.əs/ us /prəˈdɪdʒ.əs/ formal

(Definition of “prodigious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prodigious" in American English

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prodigiousadjective

us /prəˈdɪdʒ·əs/

extremely great in ability, amount, or strength:

Americans are the world’s most prodigious consumers.
prodigiously
adverb us /prəˈdɪdʒ·əs·li/

a prodigiously gifted artist

(Definition of “prodigious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)