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15 minutes of fame
A brief period of celebrity or notoriety. The term was coined by artist Andy Warhol. Jane had her 15 minutes of fame when she appeared on the nightly news broadcast.
famous for 15 minutes
Experiencing a brief period of celebrity or notoriety. A variation on "15 minutes of fame," a term coined by artist Andy Warhol. Jane was famous for 15 minutes after appearing on the nightly news broadcast.
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famous for fifteen minutes(especially of an ordinary person) enjoying a brief period of fame before fading back into obscurity.
In 1968 , the pop artist Andy Warhol ( 1927–87 ) predicted that ‘in the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes’. Short-lived celebrity or notoriety is now often referred to as fifteen minutes of fame .
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