golden boy/girl Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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golden boy/girlnoun [C]

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a ​person who is very ​successful and is much ​admired, ​although often only ​temporarily: She's the ​currentgoldengirl of American ​ice-skating.
(Definition of golden boy/girl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “golden boy/girl”
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指一时)大受欢迎的成功男孩/女孩…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指一時)大受歡迎的成功男孩/女孩…
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