Peter Pan

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EtymologyEdit

From the eponymous character in the novel Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie.

NounEdit

Peter Pan (plural Peter Pans)

  1. A man who acts as a child and does not accept the responsibilities of adulthood.
    • 1962, Aldous Huxley, Island
      "A Peter Pan if ever there was one. Hopeless at school. Incapable either of competing or co-operating."

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Last modified on 8 February 2014, at 17:59