Examples of ephemera in a Sentence
He has a large collection of old menus and other ephemera.
Recent Examples of ephemera from the Web
Laura Dern, Witherspoon’s Wild co-star and good friend, uses her Instagram in the same sort of manner: a mix of day-to-day ephemera (a martini glass, Jurassic Park socks!) with project or advocacy-related content.
The collection consists of correspondence, blueprints, designs, set photos, memorabilia and other ephemera.
The store has dealt in comic books, paraphernalia, and ephemera for 25 years, and its in-house theater was the birthplace of Chris Hardwick‘s Nerdist empire and the standup showcase The Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail.
As director of the Amistad Center, Mitchell oversees a collection of African-American art, documents and ephemera that the Wadsworth purchased from a private collector 30 years ago.
There was a strange bit of Hollywood ephemera in this weekend’s box-office numbers.
In the wait for self-driving technology, cell-phone toting tech bros may have to cede their spot in line to pizzas, Craigslist couches and the mounting ephemera of e-commerce.
What’s Good is a weekly column collecting TV, music, movies, and miscellaneous cultural ephemera worthy of your time.
Memory has long been considered a biological enigma, a medley of mental ephemera that has some basis in material existence.
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Origin and Etymology of ephemera
First Known Use: 1650See Words from the same year
EPHEMERA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ephemera for English Language Learners
: things that are important or useful for only a short time : items that were not meant to have lasting value
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