Has-been definition

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The definition of a has-been is a person or thing that used to be popular or helpful.

An example of a has-been is a once famous actor who no one has heard about in decades.

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One that is no longer famous, popular, successful, or useful.
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(informal) A person or thing that was formerly popular or effective but is no longer so.
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(pejorative) A person, especially one formerly popular or influential, who continues in their field after their popularity or effectiveness has peaked and is now in decline.
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Noun

Singular:
has-been
Plural:
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