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Noun: Cinderella  ,sin-du're-lu
  1. A woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
     
  2. A fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince

Derived forms: Cinderellas

Type of: adult female, character, fictional character, fictitious character, woman

Encyclopedia: Cinderella, West Virginia