Sunday, March 16, 2014
Citations for phenom
"...You're a phenomha. What is the word? Maybe I can't say it, Arnie. But it's what you are. Phenon. A phenom?"
The roommate was a late admit and supposedly some kind of baseball phenom.
Origin of phenom
Phenom is simply a shortening of the word phenomenon. This colloquial term has been used in English since the late 1800s.