noun, plural wun·der·kinds, German wun·der·kin·der [voo n-duh r-kin-duh r] /ˈvʊn dərˌkɪn dər/.
Origin of wunderkind
Examples from the Web for wunderkind
Feinstein, no slouch himself in the wunderkind department, began his career at the age of 20, working for Ira Gershwin.
In 1951, wunderkind conductor Leonard Bernstein married the beautiful actress Felicia Montealegre.Felicia’s Letter to Leonard Bernstein: ‘You Are a Homosexual and May Never Change’|Felicia Bernstein|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
First, there was the wunderkind author of Goodbye, Columbus, a landmark postwar debut.Goodbye, Roth: We Should Salute His Decision to Stop Writing|Robert McCrum|November 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Wunderkind backstroker Missy Franklin won gold at the tender age of 17.‘Today’ Show Promo Gaffe and More Biggest London Olympic Fails|Kevin Fallon|August 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Andreessen first became famous as the wunderkind founder of Netscape, the original Web browser.
Isn't he what your countrymen would call a 'Wunderkind,' Mademoiselle?Luttrell Of Arran|Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for wunderkind
noun plural -kinds or -kinder (German -kɪndər)
Word Origin for wunderkind
Word Origin and History for wunderkind
child prodigy (especially in music), 1891 (G.B. Shaw), from German Wunderkind, literally "wonder-child."