man of the moment


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(the) man of the moment

A man who is currently being celebrated, honored, or admired by others, especially for a recent victory, accomplishment, or other cause for celebration. (Feminine: "woman of the moment.") Jake was man of the moment at the office after securing the biggest customer their business had ever had. It's a surprise birthday party for you, Rob! You're the man of the moment!
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man of the moment

a man of importance at a particular time.
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He immediately became the great man of the moment, and had just begun a new edition of the narrative, with a voice like a field preacher, when the mail stage drove into the village street.
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When you are walking the red carpet with the man of the moment and potential next James Bond, who needs a designer handbag or diamonds?
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M AA> MAN of the moment Chris Woakes is ready to help put the icing on the Bears' cake by inspiring them to more silverware this weekend.
The Official Captain's Guide, a 132-page glossy publication produced in partnership with the European Tour, goes on sale today and features exclusive in-depth interviews with captain Paul McGinley, Sam Torrance and man of the moment Rory McIlroy.
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The five-time world champion remains on course for the PS60,000 top prize, and faces man of the moment Ding Junhui in the best-of-17 showdown.
MAN of the moment Lewis Blackbird is determined to add to his trophy cabinet when he rides in the Golden Hammer at Wolverhampton on Tuesday.
Man of the moment Michael van Gerwen notched up another win yesterday beating Phil Taylor 6-5 in the Players Championship final.
Summary: Hollywood's man of the moment James Franco has premiered his latest film in the States.
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The 13-times champion jockey originally had only two booked rides in Wales today - both in the colours of McManus - but he has since picked up a spare on Jim Best's Man Of The Moment.
While Mortaza was the man of the moment for Bangladesh with a superb 89-ball innings of 63, he could not have done it without Shahadat Hossain.