Meaning of “Cinderella” in the English Dictionary

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"Cinderella" in British English

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Cinderellanoun [ S ]

uk /ˌsɪn.dərˈel.ə/ us /-dəˈrel-/

(Definition of “Cinderella” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Cinderella" in American English

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Cinderellanoun [ C ]

us /ˌsɪn·dəˈrel·ə/

someone or something suddenly successful but previously unknown or given little attention, from a traditional story:

All four Cinderella teams lost in the semifinals, leaving no true underdogs.

(Definition of “Cinderella” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)