“person who never amounted to anything,” 1911, from never + was; probably coined to go with used-to-be.
A person who never succeeded or captured notice; loser
[1950s+; based on has-been]
[ney-vey] /neɪˈveɪ/ noun 1. granular snow accumulated on high mountains and subsequently compacted into glacial ice. 2. a field of such snow. /ˈnɛveɪ/ noun 1. Also called firn. a mass of porous ice, formed from snow, that has not yet become frozen into glacier ice 2. a snowfield at the head of a glacier that […]
[nee-vuh s] /ˈni vəs/ noun, plural nevi [nee-vahy] /ˈni vaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks. /ˈniːvəs/ noun (pl) -vi (-vaɪ) 1. the usual US spelling of naevus nevus ne·vus (nē’vəs) n. pl. ne·vi (-vī’)
[Sephardic Hebrew nuh-vee-eem; Ashkenazic Hebrew nuh-vee-im] /Sephardic Hebrew nə viˈim; Ashkenazic Hebrew nəˈvi ɪm/ noun, Hebrew. 1. the Prophets, being the second of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament.
[nev-uh l] /ˈnɛv əl/ noun 1. a male given name, form of .