Definition of Peter Pan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Peter Pan

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a person who looks unusually young for their age, or who behaves in a way that would be more appropriate for somebody younger More Like This Expressions from literary sources Alice in Wonderland, Casanova, Cassandra, Don Juan, Dorian Gray, Falstaffian, Frankenstein, Jekyll and Hyde, Lilliputian, Lothario, Orwellian, Pandora’s box, Peter Pan, Pied Piper, Pollyanna, Rip Van Winkle, Ruritanian, Scrooge, Shangri-La, Sherlock, Stepford Wife, Svengali, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Utopia, Walter MittySee worksheet. From a story by J M Barrie about a boy with magic powers who never grew up.

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