What does 15 minutes mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarter-hour, 15 minutes(noun)

    a quarter of an hour


  1. 15 minutes(Noun)

    (short for "15 minutes of fame") a transient period of fame

  2. Origin: From a statement by Andy Warhol that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."


  1. 15 Minutes

    15 Minutes is a 2001 film starring Robert De Niro, Edward Burns and Karel Roden. It is about a homicide detective and a fire marshal who must stop a couple of Eastern European murderers who are videotaping their crimes in hope of becoming famous. The film also stars Melina Kanakaredes and Kelsey Grammer. Its title is a reference to the famous Andy Warhol quotation, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Garry Kasparov, Baltic Development Forum, Hamburg, September 13, 2004:

    It's more easy to win a chess game in five minutes than it is to talk about Russia's problems in 15 minutes

  2. A. E. Houseman:

    Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links before respecting the chain!

  4. Jeff Katula:

    If you can fit in 10 minutes in the morning, 10 minutes at lunch, and 10 minutes at night, and you can do that five days a week, you’re there.

  5. Juergen Schluens:

    The minimum wage of 8.50 euros per hour was paid on paper but my boss said I could only take 52 minutes to do my round, i needed about 94 minutes -- and I should know as I've been doing the job for nearly 11 years.

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