- an unusually intelligent or talented child; prodigy; wunderkind.
Origin of wonder child
Related Words for wonder childgenius, whiz, sensation, wizard, wunderkind, talent, phenomenon, portent, enormity, miracle, rarity, stunner, brain, monster, curiosity, spectacle, natural, freak, wonder, mastermind
Examples from the Web for wonder child
Historical Examples of wonder child
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
Next day within the shell, there lay a wonder-child, in face and form most beautiful.Indian Legends of Vancouver Island
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.