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Something that is popular only for a short time - thesaurus

Synonyms

craze

noun

something that suddenly becomes very popular, but for only a short time

fad

noun

something that is popular or fashionable for only a short time

nine-day/seven-day/one-day wonder

mainly literary someone or something that people are interested in and excited about for a short time only

a flash in the pan

someone or something that is popular or successful for a very short time only

flavour of the month

something or someone that is very popular for only a short time

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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