HyperDic: flash_in_the_pan

English > 1 sense of the expression flash in the pan:
NOUNperson flash in the pansomeone who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys transient success but then fails
English > flash in the pan: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys transient success but then fails.
Broaderfailure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful personA person with a record of failing

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