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English definition of “boy wonder”

boy wonder

noun [C] uk   us  
a young man who has achieved more than what is expected for his ageKinds of menMen and womenSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of boy wonder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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