a legend in one's own time

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Definition of a legend in one's own time

: a person who is famous while still living for doing something extremely well

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“A legend in one's own time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20legend%20in%20one%27s%20own%20time. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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