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munchkin

/muhnch'kin/ [Squeaky-voiced little people in L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz"] A teenage-or-younger micro enthusiast hacking BASIC or something else equally constricted. A term of mild derision - munchkins are annoying but some grow up to be hackers after passing through a larval stage. The term urchin is also used. See also wannabee, bitty box.
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That will be the thought of "Wizard of Oz" fans everywhere as seven of the remaining Munchkins, made famous by the 1939 film starring Judy Garland, are honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.
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