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child star

noun

a child actor who is very popular

Examples

Shirley Temple is the best-known child star.

Word Origin

1888

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Slang definitions & phrases for chicklet

chicklet

noun

A young girl; chick: Teenies and chicklets came into fashion

[1920+; a normal diminutive form, reinforced by Chiclet, trademark of a brand of chewing gum sold as small sugared bits]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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