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Word of the Day 02/05/18 Enfant Terrible

Enfant Terrible (noun)
enfant terrible [ahn-fahn te-ree-bluh]


noun, plural enfants terribles [ahn-fahn te-ree-bluh] French.
1. an incorrigible child, as one whose behavior is embarrassing.
2. an outrageously outspoken or bold person who says and does indiscreet or irresponsible things.
3. a person whose work, thought, or lifestyle is so unconventional or avant-garde as to appear revolutionary or shocking.

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Origin: first known use: 1851; French, literally, terrifying child

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