an old/a wise head on young shoulders Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “an old/a wise head on young shoulders” in the English Dictionary

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an old/a wise head on young shoulders

a ​child or ​youngperson who ​thinks and ​talks like an ​olderperson who has more ​experience of ​life
(Definition of an old/a wise head on young shoulders from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “an old/a wise head on young shoulders”
in Chinese (Simplified) 年轻而老练,少年老成…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年輕而老練,少年老成…
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