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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A young person who is exceptionally intelligent, innovatively clever, or precociously successful.

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  • n. A brilliant or accomplished young person.

Etymologies

Alteration of Quiz Kid, a panelist on an early game show.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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