a budding genius

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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?
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budding genius

a very bright and promising young person. Harry is a budding genius, but he seems like a fairly normal teenager.
See also: budding, genius
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No longer the young pup shepherded by Ronaldinho, nor the budding genius protected by veterans such as Puyol or Xavi, Messi is now 30.
Weber was so convinced Schumacher was going all the way to the top, he decided to abandon his business interests to steer the budding genius to the front line of F1.
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.