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An extremely talented or accomplished boy or young man.
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a young man whose skills or accomplishments are precocious.
[1960–65; perhaps fashioned on German Wunderkind]
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|Noun||1.||boy wonder - an extremely talented young male person|
prodigy - an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration; "she is a chess prodigy"
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