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golden boy

Slang definitions & phrases for golden boy

golden boy

noun phrase

A favored and especially gifted boy or man; fair-haired boy: Casey regarded Inman as a brittle golden boy, worried about his image

[1937+; popularized by the title of Clifford Odets's 1937 play about a boxer]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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