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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."

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