Definition of 'squib'
Example sentences containing 'squib'
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It may well prove a damp squib.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But what a squib it proved to be.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The initial fireworks turn into a damp squib.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The opening in 1959 was a damp squib.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In the case of one it proved a brilliant success, the other was a damp squib and is now cause for deep regret.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
THE Oscars were a real damp squib this year.The Sun (2008) The Sun (2013)
Still in the end around 16,000 fans went home fed up after a damp squib of a derby that was supposed to be full of fireworks.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was a damp squib, and its inevitable failure came about because its priority was not excellence, but money.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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