phenom

[ fee-nom, fi-nom ]
/ ˈfi nɒm, fɪˈnɒm /

noun Slang.

a phenomenon, especially a young prodigy: a twelve-year-old tennis phenom.

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Origin of phenom

by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for phenom

phenom
/ (fɪˈnɒm) /

noun

informal a person or thing of outstanding abilities or qualities

Word Origin for phenom

C20: from phenom (enon)
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