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- noun One whose startlingly unconventional behavior, work, or thought embarrasses or disturbs others.
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- noun An
unconventionalbadly-behaved person who causes embarrassmentor shock to others.
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- noun a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : enfant, child + terrible, frightful.]
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Borrowing from French enfant terrible ("terrible child").
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