Meaning of whiz kid

whiz' kid"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Informal. Informal.
  1. a youthful and exceptionally intelligent, successful, or influential person in a given field: the whiz kid of network programming.

whiz-kid

Pronunciation: (hwiz'kid", wiz'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or being a whiz kid: a whiz-kid sales manager.
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