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golden boy

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Definition of golden boy in English:

noun

informal
A very popular or successful man: the golden boy of British golf
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  • He dispensed with three of the four members of his backline after the opening day defeat at the hands of Greece and has re-invigorated Rui Costa, one of the country's golden boys, by utilising him as substitute.
  • Finally, T on the Fringe ensures the music is pumped up all Festival long, with bold rambunctious offerings in the shape of slick rockers Muse and Scotland's own golden boys, Snow Patrol.
  • Particle physics was the world of the golden boys (girls were rare) from the late 1930s onwards.

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