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wonder child

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noun
  1. an unusually intelligent or talented child; prodigy; wunderkind.

Origin of wonder child

1895–1900; translation of German Wunderkind
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Examples from the Web for wonder child

Historical Examples

  • We have told you that Clara Schumann had been called a wonder-child.

    Stories of Great Musicians

    Kathrine Lois Scobey

  • Who taught you to pose—and to dance like that, you wonder-child?

    The Lamp of Fate

    Margaret Pedler

  • Next day within the shell, there lay a wonder-child, in face and form most beautiful.

  • By the hour the music floated out the dismal chamber window where the wonder-child toiled over the seemingly hopeless task.

  • The playing of the “wonder-child” would no longer please the public, much less herself.


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