Pronunciation: (än-fän te-rē'blu), [key]
—pl. en•fants ter•ri•blesPronunciation: (än-fän te-rē'blu). [key] French.
1. an incorrigible child, as one whose behavior is embarrassing.
2. an outrageously outspoken or bold person who says and does indiscreet or irresponsible things.
3. a person whose work, thought, or lifestyle is so unconventional or avant-garde as to appear revolutionary or shocking.
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