little emperor

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Etymology[edit]

A calque of Chinese 小皇帝.

Noun[edit]

little emperor (plural little emperors)

  1. (idiomatic) In contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)

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