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Noun: wonder child
  1. A prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
    "Mozart was a wonder child";
    - child prodigy, infant prodigy

Derived forms: wonder children

Type of: child, fry [archaic], kid [informal], kiddie [informal], kiddy [informal], minor, nestling [informal], nipper [informal], prodigy, shaver [informal], small fry [informal], tiddler [Brit, informal], tike [informal], tyke [informal], wean [UK, Ireland, dialect], youngster

Encyclopedia: Wonder child