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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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  • But Hollywood has created one real-life horror that tops all creations of fantasy—the child star.

    Jimsy and the Monsters Walt Sheldon

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