Synonyms for Prodigy:

n.

enormity, old hand, artist, best, monster, queen, exponent, past master, maestro, freak. good, astonishment, wonderment, the eighth wonder of the world, one for the books. child prodigy (noun)
wonder child.
person or thing that is extraordinary (noun)
rarity, phenomenon, sensation, spectacle, stunner, curiosity, wonder, monster, marvel, genius, talent, miracle, wizard, freak, whiz, wonder child, enormity.
prodigy (noun)
mahatma, infant prodigy, curiosity, genius, magician, phenomenon, luminary, wizard, expert, stunner, talent, whiz, wonder child, spectacle, oddity, shocker, sensation, thunderbolt, wonder, marvel, rarity, crackerjack, miracle.
superior (noun)
leader, premier, winner, champion, superman, president, virtuoso, elite, paragon, sovereign, prize winner, superwoman, aristocracy, chief, exceller, master, victor, commander, star, champ, prima donna, boss, wonderwoman, superior, nobility.
surprise (noun)
thunderbolt.

Other synonyms:

old hand, past master, artist. queen, wonderment, best. astonishment, exponent. Other relevant words:
infant prodigy, enormity, astonishment, the eighth wonder of the world, artist, maestro, wonderment, queen, wonder child, old hand, one for the books, freak, monster, past master.

Usage examples for prodigy

  1. Walter is a pretty good boy, but he isn't a prodigy of learning." – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  2. Such a prodigy is inconceivable, never beheld. – The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series by William R. Shepherd
  3. But the great event in the history of the continent, which we are now met here to commemorate, that prodigy of modern times, at once the wonder and the blessing of the world, is the American Revolution. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster