Definitions for phenomˈfi nɒm, fɪˈnɒm

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phe•nom*ˈfi nɒm, fɪˈnɒm(n.)

  1. a person of remarkable talent or ability; phenomenon:

    a tennis phenom.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of phenom:

by shortening


  1. phenom(Noun)

    Someone or something that is phenomenal, especially a young player in sports like baseball, American football, basketball, tennis, and golf

  2. phenom(Noun)

    One who is hip and fashionable

  3. Origin: From phenomenon by shortening. First use in United States around 1890s.


  1. Phenom

    Phenom was a progressive rock group from Bangalore, India, notable for being one of the first Indian rock groups to release their work under a Creative Commons license. Phenom last performed in concert on July 29, 2006.

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