1the main character in the play Peter Pan (1904) by J. M. Barrie, which has also been made into films.. He is a young boy who never grows up but lives in a magic place called Never-Never Land and can fly. Three children, Michael, John, and Wendy, are taken by Peter Pan and a fairy called Tinkerbell to stay in Never-Never Land, where they have many adventures.
2a man who never seems to get older or grow up:
• the Peter Pan of the music business
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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