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noun phe·nom \ˈfē-ˌnäm, fi-ˈnäm\

Simple Definition of phenom

  • : a person who is very good at doing something (such as a sport)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of phenom

  1. :  phenomenon; especially :  a person of phenomenal ability or promise

Circa 1890

First Known Use of phenom

circa 1890

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