never-was

noun
plural never-weres

Definition of never-was

: one that has attained no rank, success, or eminence

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from the phrase never was

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“Never-was.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/never-was. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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