flame-out

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

flame-out (plural flame-outs)

  1. The act of flaming out or burning out; extinguishing.
  2. The act of quitting or failing, especially due to overwork, or in a dramatic manner; a person or organization that fails in this way.
    The company was one of Silicon Valley's more famous dot-com flame-outs.

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