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nine days' wonder

noun

Simple Definition of nine days' wonder

  • : something (such as a news story) that people talk about a lot but only for a short time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nine days' wonder

  1. :  something or someone that creates a short-lived sensation —called also nine day wonder

Examples of nine days' wonder in a sentence

  1. She left her husband and ran away with a younger man. It was a nine days' wonder.



1594

First Known Use of nine days' wonder

1594


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