15 minutes

IPA: mˈɪnʌts


  • Ellipsis of 15 minutes of fame. [(idiomatic) A very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.]

Examples of "15-minutes" in Sentences

  • Think again -- here's a routine to tighten flabby abs in just 15-minutes a day!
  • Palin is just another Republican shill, laughing her way to the bank as she trades on her 15-minutes of fame.
  • Oswald Bill Pullman went very quickly from being a virtual TV messiah to a celebrity whose 15-minutes were about up.
  • If you are going to study for a test for an hour, it is better to study for four days 15-minutes at a time, than to study for an hour all at once.
  • And what is unlikely to matter during its 15-minutes of mud-spattered fame is that Christians for a Moral America consists entirely of one guy: fury-fueled Keith.

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