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whizz-kidnoun [C]

UK informal (US whiz-kid) uk   /ˈwɪz.kɪd/  us   /ˈwɪz.kɪd/
(Definition of whizz-kid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whizz-kidnoun [C]

informal (also whizz kid, US also whiz kid) uk   us  
a young ​person who is very good and ​successful at something: Computer whizzkids can become ​millionaires in their bedrooms.
(Definition of whizz-kid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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