budding genius

budding genius

a very bright and promising young person. Harry is a budding genius, but he seems like a fairly normal teenager.
See also: genius
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The audience, which boasted an encouraging number of young people, listened in hushed admiration as Steffan Morris gave a performance of Haydn's C Major Cello Concerto that also revealed something of his personality and budding genius.
Actually, it was a budding genius back in the 1960s when Joseph first started to take shape as a short school production.
But what if you're a budding genius in Jakarta and your ideal customer is in Madrid?
never known for having an original streak" and Henry as a budding genius who was humiliated solely because he was physically weak and very nearsighted.
Here, filmmaker Anne Fontaine directs Audrey Tautou in a graceful embodiment of the reluctant courtesan and budding genius who would become one of the greatest style icons of all time.
Enter Paolina Barthes, a budding genius and sorcerer isolated on the Equatorial Wall; Threadgill Angus al-Wazir, a disgraced naval officer tasked with finding a route through the Wall to Southern Earth; and Emily McHenry Childress, a Yale Divinity School librarian and the keeper of important secrets.
Most of us realise Fletcher's useless but Fergie seems to think he's a budding genius.
The letters have some of that provincial awe which even the budding genius from the colonies always exhibits when confronting Oxford life and English society for the first time.
In this capacity the editorial writer may begin as a budding genius who evolves into the fraternity of seasoned observers.
One day "a dusty road" by a three-year-old budding genius may take on the importance of Michelangelo's works though I doubt it.
But Insider believes that she's actually a budding genius.
The danger in moving a budding genius into classes with older children is that emotional development rarely keeps pace with intellectual progress.
Add to this their newfound ability to research where an item can be found and how much it costs, and in an instant you have a budding genius.