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noun 
  1. A young person who is ugly, but who is expected to become beautiful as they mature - from the folk/fairy tale of a duckling considered ugly, but which in fact matures into a magnificent swan, far more beautiful than the ducks.
Translations: 
  • French: vilain petit canard
  • Italian: brutto anatroccolo
  • Spanish: patito feo

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