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enfant terrible

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenfant terribleen‧fant ter‧ri‧ble /ˌɒnfɒn teˈriːblə $ ˌɑːnfɑːn-/ noun [countable]  BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSa young successful person who behaves in a way that is shocking but also amusing
Examples from the Corpus
enfant terribleVenturi is the former enfant terrible of architecture.
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