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Synonyms for back-number

someone who is no longer popular

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David Nicholls' eight-year old is clearly not the force of old, but the handicapper has relented accordingly and his effort in this year's Stewards' Cup indicated he is no back-number just yet.
On decent ground this fellow is no back-number," said the trainer.
Brooklyn Breeze is no back-number on his day and can do the business in the Ashleybank Investments Handicap Chase.
Dual Champion Hurdle winner Hardy Eustace proved himself no back-number and again staked his Champion Hurdle claim with an effortless success in the Grade Two Coral Ascot Hurdle at the Berkshire track.
PAUL GASCOIGNE has gone from Everton's FA Cup talisman to a Goodison Park back-number in the space of weeks.
BLUEARTISANfoundthepace alittlehotinthesecondround oftheDerbyat Wimbledonlast week, but Harry Williams's charge is far from a back-number and can take advantage of afareasieropportunitytoland the 8.