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has-been

[haz-bin] /ˈhæzˌbɪn/
noun
1.
a person or thing that is no longer effective, successful, popular, etc.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for has-been

has-been

noun
1.
(informal) a person or thing that is no longer popular, successful, effective, etc
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has-been

noun
  1. A person who was once famous, successful, courted, etc, but is no longer so: Some hasbeens make spectacular comebacks (1786+)
  2. back number

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