whiz kid

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whiz kid

n. Informal
A young person who is exceptionally intelligent, innovatively clever, or precociously successful.

[Alteration of Quiz Kid, a panelist on an early game show.]

whiz′ kid`



n.
Informal. a youthful and exceptionally intelligent, talented, or successful person.
[1940–45]
whiz′-kid`, adj.
Translations

whiz(z) kid

n (inf, in career) → Senkrechtstarter(in) m(f); financial/publishing whiz kidFinanz-/Verlagsgenie ntor -größe f; a whiz kid like him will soon find a solutionein solcher Intelligenzbolzen wird bald auf eine Lösung kommen (inf)

whiz kid

n (fam) → mago/a
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