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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