Meaning of “be having a moment” in the English Dictionary


"be having a moment" in English

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be having a moment

informal to be very popular or fashionable at a particular time:

Right now, oversized sweaters are having a moment.

UK informal to not be acting normally for a short time, for example because you are not thinking about what you are doing, or because you are feeling a strong emotion:

He was staring out of the window and he didn't answer me - I think he was just having a moment.

(Definition of “be having a moment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)