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has-been

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one that has passed the peak of effectiveness or popularity
  • now a has-been, the actor's been reduced to appearing on a third-rate reality show

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The first known use of has-been was in 1606

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“Has-been.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/has-been. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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