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trophy child

noun

a child whose accomplishments or other attributes are used by the parents to impress others

Examples

The star athlete became the trophy child for the stepfather.

Usage Note

trophy-child adj

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troll 2

verb
  1. To go about looking for sexual encounters; cruise: Women who are out trolling bars do not deserve the protection of the law (1967+)
  2. To seek respondents on the Internet; surf: The firm was trolling for green card applicants in need of legal help (1990s+ Computers)

[fr the action of fishing by trolling]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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