Synonyms for has-been

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : haz-bin
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhæzˌbɪn

Top 10 synonyms for has-been Other synonyms for the word has-been

Définition of has-been

  • As in obsolete : adj no longer in use, in vogue
  • As in outdated/out-of-date : adj old-fashioned
  • As in outmoded : adj obsolete, old-fashioned
  • As in passé : adj old-fashioned
  • As in behind the times : adj not current
  • As in outdated : adj old-fashioned
  • As in old hat : adj overfamiliar
  • As in loser : noun person, thing that fails
  • As in failure : noun person who does not succeed
Example sentences :
  • "We haven't a has-been in the bunch," asserted Silence quietly.
  • Extract from : « Frank Merriwell's Son » by Burt L. Standish
  • Not when he is forty years old and knows that already he is a 'has-been.'
  • Extract from : « The Fiction Factory » by John Milton Edwards
  • "Be careful, and don't make me a has-been," David cautioned.
  • Extract from : « To Him That Hath » by Leroy Scott
  • The Will-be and the Has-been touch us more nearly than the Is.
  • Extract from : « The Note-Books of Samuel Butler » by Samuel Butler
  • If you don't, I can tell you that it's a fact; not a 'has-been', but an 'is'!
  • Extract from : « The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush » by Francis Lynde
  • So significant,” he burst out, “that the minute the Express appears this afternoon Harrison Blake is a has-been!
  • Extract from : « Counsel for the Defense » by Leroy Scott
  • By the end of the year they may be calling me a has-been and roasting McRae for getting me on the team.
  • Extract from : « Baseball Joe on the Giants » by Lester Chadwick
  • The other player—the has-been—looked at Joes extended hand a moment as if in doubt.
  • Extract from : « Baseball Joe in the Central League » by Lester Chadwick
  • Returned home, and friendly received in his high rank of a “has-been” and “recovered” prodigal?
  • Extract from : « Walter Pieterse » by Multatuli
  • I wanted t' make you a real lady—t' take you away from Mulligan's—but now—I'm only—a 'has-been.'
  • Extract from : « The Definite Object » by Jeffery Farnol

Antonyms for has-been

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