boy wonder


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boy wonder

n.
An extremely talented or accomplished boy or young man.

boy′ won′der


n.
a young man whose skills or accomplishments are precocious.
[1960–65; perhaps fashioned on German Wunderkind]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boy wonder - an extremely talented young male personboy wonder - an extremely talented young male person
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
prodigy - an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration; "she is a chess prodigy"
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