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  1. tall poppy

    • n.
      a person who is conspicuously successful and whose success frequently attracts envious hostility
    • noun: tall poppy, plural noun: tall poppies

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    • 1. Australian/NZ informal a person who is conspicuously successful and whose success frequently attracts envious hostility this is a nation that likes to win, but it also prides itself on its tendency to cut down tall poppies
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