One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person or thing that enjoys a short period of great popularity.‘American sitcoms are currently flavour of the month’
all the rage, the latest thing, the fashion, the trend, in vogue, in demand, in great demandView synonyms
- ‘There's no doubt, as a holiday destination, Tasmania is currently flavour of the month.’
- ‘One minute you're flavour of the month, top of the bestseller charts and the subject of every dinner party conversation; the next minute you're branded an irresponsible health risk.’
- ‘I don't want to be a flavour of the month - I want to be a legend.’
- ‘I wasn't flavour of the month with the institutions though.’
- ‘‘Buy-to-let is the real flavour of the month for investors,’ he says.’
- ‘They were flavour of the month, and were flying.’
- ‘To stand up and be counted is not very cool; going with the tide seems to be the flavour of the month.’
- ‘And you know, Scottish bands have been flavour of the month before and we were here then, so we'll be here again next time.’
- ‘I am very glad that we seem to be flavour of the month at the moment.’
- ‘It does not depend on how I look or whether I am flavour of the month.’
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