yesterday's man/woman

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yesterday's man/woman

Someone who has passed the pinnacle of their career. Bob is never going to give up his cushy job—he's yesterday's man, and his next career move is retirement!
See also: man, woman

yesterday's man

a man, especially a politician, whose career is finished or past its peak.
See also: man
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Unlike Tulisa who, after a year of shouting her mouth off, looked like yesterday's woman last week and rumours are she's getting the boot.
Huffy Geoff Hoon and yesterday's woman Patricia Hewitt decided to launch one of the most inept leadership challenges in the history of politics.
No offence Miriam but you're yesterday's woman compared to lucious Lucy.
In contrast to other women writers of the GDR like Sarah Kirsch, Irmtraud Morgner, or Christa Wolf, whose writings, although women-centered, ultimately stress a general humankind, I am Yesterday's Woman is concerned almost exclusively with the status of woman in patriarchal societies.
The thousands of asylum seekers who have fled to our shores can only be thankful she is yesterday's woman.
Having failed to win over Scots voters, the Scots in her party may see her as Yesterday's Woman as well.
Iron Maggie has never made any secret of her Europhobia - but she is yesterday's woman.
She now looks like yesterday's woman and her desperation to remain Queen Bee is why she wore those dreadful micro shorts which barely covered her internal organs and were way too young for your average 18-year-old, let alone a supposedly sophisticated mother of three.
What came across as she announced she was no longer Northern Ireland Secretary was a trouper trying desperately hard to mask her injured feelings and come to terms with the fact she's been relegated to the role of yesterday's woman in a non-existent job.