Origin of phenom
Examples from the Web for phenom
And their relationship has continued--a trip back to Phenom Penh late last month was Angelo's third.
The former Denver Broncos phenom rarely saw the field for the Jets this year, and the team is reportedly looking to trade him.Tim Tebow’s ‘Hate’ Pastor Responds to Quarterback’s Withdrawal|David Freedlander|February 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Long gone was the phenom, replaced by Tomic “The Tank Engine.”Tennis Bad Boy Bernard Tomic: The Next Roger Federer?|Sujay Kumar|January 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And yet the videos of a “drunk Jeff Goldblum” have become something of an Internet phenom.Jeff Goldblum on Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Seminar,’ Celebrity Death Hoaxes & More|Lorenza Muñoz|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks keep winning, the tabloids are going to run out of nicknames for the phenom from Harvard.Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks: The Science Behind Winning|Clark Merrefield|February 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is a phenom, a veritable Prodigious Prodigy, and maybe old Bannister isn't wild with enthusiasm.T. Haviland Hicks Senior|J. Raymond Elderdice
News travels fast in a college community and Drake had passed the word that Ainslee had uncovered a “phenom.”Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball|J. W. Duffield
Word Origin for phenom
shortened form of phenomenon, U.S. baseball slang, first recorded 1890.