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Successful person - synonyms or related words

outlier

noun

a person who is very unusual or successful and not like others in the same group

success story

noun

someone or something that becomes very successful

boy wonder

noun

showing disapproval

a boy or young man who is very clever, skilful, or successful

superwoman

noun

a woman who is very successful in her job, is involved in many activities, and also usually looks after a home and family

high-flier

noun

someone who has achieved a lot and is determined to continue being successful

leader

noun

a person, company, or product that is more successful, popular, or advanced than others in a particular area of activity

top dog

noun

informal

the best, most important, or most powerful person in a group, especially the winner in a competition

whizzkid

noun

informal

a young person who is very intelligent or very successful

a dead cert

someone or something that is definitely going to be successful or to win something

hotshot

noun

informal

someone who is very good and successful at something, especially someone young

spiralizer

a piece of kitchen equipment used for cutting vegetables into very thin, long strips

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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