At 39, he is no longer young enough to be an enfant terrible, but people still peg him as a kid too cool to grow up.
But what happens when the enfant terrible has enfants of her own?
The youth laughed, but for the sake of 'making a trade' set down his basket and took the 'enfant terrible.'
On the literary side of things I am, I fear, a Philistine, or enfant terrible.
She was an enfant terrible, whose friends no one knew, who passed for very wise, and whose lines of intrigue were inscrutable.
The argumentative child is scarcely less trying than the enfant terrible.
Are you going to give me that enfant terrible, Miss Chesney, before you expire?
Of him and of his recruits in South Africa, Churchill spoke with the awful frankness of the enfant terrible.
Silently rebuking myself as an enfant terrible, I refused to answer further questions.
He has always been rather an unknown quantity, and he is regarded by the powers as an enfant terrible.
A person who stirs things up in an irresponsible or indiscreet way or has unconventional ideas: “Doctor Hill keeps writing articles that criticize his fellow physicians; he is becoming known as the enfant terrible of his profession.” From French, meaning “terrible child.”