phenom
noun Date: circa 1890 phenomenon; especially a person of phenomenal ability or promise

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  • phenom — phe•nom [[t]ˈfi nɒm, fɪˈnɒm[/t]] n. Slang. cvb sts a person of remarkable talent or ability; phenomenon: a tennis phenom[/ex] • Etymology: by shortening …   From formal English to slang

  • phenom — fə̇ˈnäm noun ( s) Etymology: by shortening : phenomenon; especially : a person of phenomenal ability or promise a prep phenom whom major league scouts are battling to sign Robert Cromie …   Useful english dictionary

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