Definition of Peter Pan in English:

Peter Pan

Pronunciation /ˌpēdər ˈpan/ /ˌpidər ˈpæn/

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proper noun

  • The hero of J. M. Barrie's play of the same name (1904), a boy with magical powers who never grew up.


  • A person who is immature or retains youthful features.

    ‘the author is a Peter Pan obsessed with his own childhood memories’
    • ‘The play confirms that under Coward's sophisticated mask lay a Peter Pan terrified of maturity and yearning for spiritual freedom.’
    • ‘He was also an adolescent with retarded social development, a Peter Pan who never grew up.’