Definition of wunderkind noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wunderkind

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈvʊndərˌkɪnd//
 
, NAmE//ˈwʌndərˌkɪnd//
 
(pl. wunderkinder
NAmE//ˈvʊndərˌkɪndər//
 
or wunderkinds)
(from German)(sometimes disapproving)
 
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a person who is very successful at a young age
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wunderkind