phenom

[ fee-nom, fi-nom ]
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nounSlang.
  1. a phenomenon, especially a young prodigy: a twelve-year-old tennis phenom.

Origin of phenom

1
By shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for phenom

phenom

/ (fɪˈnɒm) /


noun
  1. informal a person or thing of outstanding abilities or qualities

Origin of phenom

1
C20: from phenom (enon)

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