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a budding genius
A young person who exhibits signs of great intelligence. This kid's a budding genius—have you seen the complex equations he can solve?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
a very bright and promising young person. Harry is a budding genius, but he seems like a fairly normal teenager.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.