Definición de damp squib en inglés:

damp squib

Saltos de línea: damp squib

sustantivo

British
  • A situation or event which is much less impressive than expected: my moment of power was a damp squib
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A spectacular charity firewalk has been called off because council bungling turned the event into a damp squib.
    • The singer's anthemic effort failed to live up to Ireland's high-scoring record in the contest, and that made the event something of a damp squib.
    • And, as we all know, these hot new names who are going to set the world on fire sometimes turn out to be damp squibs.

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody