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enfant terriblenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌɑ̃ː.fɑ̃ː.terˈiː.blə/ (plural enfants terribles uk   /ˌɑ̃ː.fɑ̃ː.terˈiː.blə/ us   ) formal
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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