whiz kid

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whiz kid

A person, usually a child or young adult, who is exceptionally skilled or intelligent. He was developing software by the time he was 10 years old—he's a total computer whiz kid. Those whiz kids at the spelling bee are always so impressive to watch. Sarah's the new whiz kid in accounting. She'll help you tackle the budget in no time.
See also: kid, whiz

a ˈwhizz-kid

(also ˈwhiz-kid) (informal) a person who is very good and successful at something, especially at a young age: ‘Who’s the new manager?’ ‘A financial whizz-kid from Harvard Business School.’

whiz kid

n. a young whiz. The boss’s new whiz kid doesn’t seem to be doing the job very well.
See also: kid, whiz
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About 200 children took part in a sponsored fancy dress walk around their school field in aid of Whizz Kids children's mobility charity.
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Mr Marah, 52, had been planning to go on a sponsored walk in Iceland and Greenland to raise money for Whizz Kids, a charity which provides mobility aids for disabled children.
Ackers Adventure in Small Heath will be running a Whizz Kids Holiday Club for eight to 16-year-olds, which includes skiing, climbing, canoeing or archery.
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David also raises a lot of money for various charities in his spare time, the charity at the moment is for Whizz Kids.
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Jon Murdock, from North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, has raised about pounds 1,200 for Whizz Kids, a charity movement for children with mobility problems.
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