noun Etymology: after Cinderella, fairy-tale heroine who is used as a drudge by her stepmother but ends up married to a prince Date: 1840 one resembling the fairy-tale Cinderella: as a. one suffering undeserved neglect b. one suddenly lifted from obscurity to honor or significanceCinderella adjective

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