phenom

noun phe·nom \ ˈfē-ˌnäm , fi-ˈnäm \

Definition of phenom

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

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First Known Use of phenom

1881


PHENOM Defined for English Language Learners

phenom

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Definition of phenom for English Language Learners

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


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