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noun

An enthusiastic, ambitious, and self-consciously fashionable young person, a term originally applied in the 1920s to a member of a young fashionable set noted for exuberant and outrageous behaviour: his mansion in Los Angeles was a magnet for the bright young things of Hollywood

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