wonder child


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Noun1.wonder child - a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age; "Mozart was a child prodigy"
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
prodigy - an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration; "she is a chess prodigy"
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Wonder child was what we called one of my nieces when she was a cute, chubby grade school chatterbox who seemed to have memorized more textbook history than me.
A wonder child, Agnesi discussed Music, History, Philosophy, and Mathematics using different languages in the salon circuit where she frequently stayed.
It's no wonder child abuse continues to creep though society like a cancer when the people who know about it, and could stop it, don't for fear of what it might do to THEIR lives and careers.
It was a pleasant evening to watch family and friends encourage the aspiring confident author as she read excerpts from her debut novel while guest of the evening, actress, singer and author Suchitra Krishnamoorthi looked on in awe of the wonder child.
Jonjo vvPerfectp arents Why not stop the arguments about who is bigger and better, Frankel or Black Caviar - make parents out of them and have a wonder child instead
Most of people consider TV, the wonder child of mass-media, to have bad influence; and feel that TV corrupts the tender minds of children and the longer the sitting, the greater the impact on their academic achievement.
Nielsen's 2004 book The Radical Lives of Helen Keller, she debunks the myth of Keller as the perennial wonder child and sweet messenger of hope for the blind.
Earlier, Hughes had been hailed as Australia's new batting wonder child following two centuries on the tour of South Africa, but his inability to tackle short ball aimed at his body is proving to be his undoing in international cricket.
But today proud parents Alison and Stephen Rogan from Conlig, Co Down, can rightly call their little battler a real-life wonder child.