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English definition of “enfant terrible”

enfant terrible

noun [C]     /ˌɑ̃ː.fɑ̃ː.terˈiː.blə/ (plural enfants terribles) formal
a famous or successful person who likes to shock people : In the 70s he was the enfant terrible of the theatre .Exceptional qualities, things and people
(Definition of enfant terrible noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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