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On this page you'll find 254 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to has-been, such as: antiquated, back number, dated, obsolete, of the old school, and old-fashioned.

How to use has-been in a sentence

  • As a writer Shepard is not nearly in the land of the has-been.

    Sam Shepard Rides Again | Caryn James | January 30, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • A formidable rival to this magnificent fall of water has-been discovered by that indefatigable traveller, Dr. Livingston.

  • "Be careful, and don't make me a has-been," David cautioned.

    To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott
  • Returned home, and friendly received in his high rank of a “has-been” and “recovered” prodigal?

    Walter Pieterse | Multatuli
  • I wanted t' make you a real lady—t' take you away from Mulligan's—but now—I'm only—a 'has-been.'

    The Definite Object | Jeffery Farnol
  • The boss hired him to stand on the stairs for a kind of scenery to show there was something doing in the has-been line upstairs.

    Roads of Destiny | O. Henry

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