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See definition of has-beens on Dictionary.com
  • as inloser
  • as infailure

synonyms for has-beens

  • also-ran
  • underdog
  • deadbeat
  • defeated
  • dud
  • failure
  • flop
  • has-been
  • disadvantaged
  • down-and-outer
  • flunkee
  • underprivileged

antonyms for has-beens

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  • success
  • achiever
  • winner
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How to use has-beens in a sentence

"He has-kept it—five years—unopened," Mona said in broken phrases scarce above a whisper.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Mr. Anderson—he's below-has crinkly noctagons, and one wouldn't believe the difference.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
A formidable rival to this magnificent fall of water has-been discovered by that indefatigable traveller, Dr. Livingston.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
The portion of the has-reliefs of Orvieto, given in the opposite plate, will show the importance of the jointing.
VAL D'ARNOJOHN RUSKIN
No wonder you are feeling nervous and upset over the might-have-beens.
LETTY AND THE TWINSHELEN SHERMAN GRIFFITH
"Be careful, and don't make me a has-been," David cautioned.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
I should hate to think that the law was based entirely upon "has beens."
PRESIDENT WILSON'S ADDRESSESWOODROW WILSON
She commented adversely upon each play I made, and in between times lectured me upon might-have-beens.
I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD
So pointing over the counter where they were in plain sight, I said with all my teeth and tongue: "Baaked Beens."
VIGNETTES OF SAN FRANCISCOALMIRA BAILEY
Returned home, and friendly received in his high rank of a “has-been” and “recovered” prodigal?
WALTER PIETERSEMULTATULI
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