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Definition of has-been noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

has-been

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhæz biːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæz biːn//
 
(informal, disapproving) Celebrity news
 
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a person who is no longer as famous, successful or important as they used to be He’s very much a political has-been. She’s just an old has-been. See related entries: Celebrity news
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: has-been