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fifteen minutes

Definitions

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  • n. A brief moment of fame or notoriety.

Etymologies

In reference to Andy Warhol's reported comment: "In the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes." (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It quenches the thirst everyone has for his or her fifteen minutes of fame.

    Gladiator

  • Two weeks before: I do an at-home facial treatment for fifteen minutes using Blisss Steep Clean, then I apply Origins Clear Improvement Mud Mask for thirty minutes.

    Rinnavation

  • I ended up winning the hole, after a sloppy approach shot, with a one-putt par, but it took only about another fifteen minutes for my nice balloon of confidence to deflate.

    The Italian Summer

  • One hour and fifteen minutes after they left, Regan and Jack were driving down Main Street in Long Branch, headed for Washington Middle School.

    WRECKED

  • Another found that adding acupuncture to a calorie-controlled diet and fifteen minutes of walking a day was associated with an extra pound of weight loss monthly as compared to diet and walking alone.

    The Flex Diet

  • In fifteen minutes the ankle experienced complete absence of swelling and the medial malleolus ankle bone previously not seen became visible.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Dr. Penshine dropped Griffin off at school fifteen minutes early.

    The Wish Stealers

  • Every fifteen minutes Dedushka opens the blazing throat with an iron stick and shoves another log into the flames.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • LASTING RENOWN IS incalculably rarer than fifteen minutes of fame.

    All The Available Light

  • By M&C standards at least, Garlenda was set on a flat piece of land, fifteen minutes from the coast, surrounded by hills and stands of pine and groves of old olive trees.

    The Italian Summer

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