Definition of 'damp squib'
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The pyrotechnics did not end in a damp squib. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The cast chemistry is more damp squib than squeaky pop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The outcome may prove a damp squib. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My garden is a real damp squib. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So what was announced with a fanfare may turn out to be a bit of a damp squib? Times, Sunday Times (2013)His show was a damp squib. The Sun (2012)The opening in 1959 was a damp squib. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She admits the best man's speech was a damp squib. The Sun (2015)It was a damp squib, and its inevitable failure came about because its priority was not excellence, but money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Definition of damp squib from the Collins English Dictionary
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