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flavor of the month

Informal. the subject of intense, usually temporary interest; the current fashion.
Origin of flavor of the month
1975-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On a much-too-regular basis, the disease serves me up with a teasing special of the day, or a flavor of the month.
  • As far as flavors go, look for their flavor of the month.
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flavor of the month

noun phrase

Something ephemeral; a short-lived phenomenon: That 23 percent could dwindle, Mr. Perot could be the political flavor of the month/ She's not seeing him any more; turned out to be another flavour of the month (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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