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staying power

noun

Simple Definition of staying power

  • : the quality or ability that allows someone or something to continue to be effective, successful, popular, etc., for a long period of time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of staying power

  1. :  capacity for continuing (as in existence, influence, or popularity) without weakening

Examples of staying power in a sentence

  1. a long-distance runner with a lot of staying power

  2. a song with staying power

  3. Her staying power as a pop icon is remarkable.



1859

First Known Use of staying power

1859

Rhymes with staying power

coffee hour, cooling tower, credit hour, flower power, golden shower, happy hour, ivory tower, motive power, police power, quarter hour, trumpet flower, virgin's bower, water tower, zero hour


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