Definitions for 15 minutes

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 15 minutes

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarter-hour, 15 minutes(noun)

    a quarter of an hour

Wiktionary

  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."

Freebase

  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."

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Doherty:

    A measly 15 minutes.

  2. Christie Helminger:

    It's been an hour and 20 minutes.

  3. Gary Leeman:

    You get five minutes for fighting.

  4. Morris Mandel:

    The darkest hour has only 60 minutes.

  5. Morris Mandel:

    The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.

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