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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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trophy child

noun

A child whose accomplishments or other attributes are used by the parents to impress others: The star athlete became the trophy child for the stepfather


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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