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English definition of “enfant terrible”

enfant terrible

noun [C] uk   /ˌɑ̃ː.fɑ̃ː.terˈiː.blə/ (plural enfants terribles) formal us  
a famous or successful person who likes to shock people: In the 70s he was the enfant terrible of the theatre.
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