has-been

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

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Word Origin and History for hasbeen
has-been
"one who has outlived his fame," c.1600, from past participle of have + been.
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Slang related to hasbeen

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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