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English definition of “be having a moment”

be having a moment

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. informal to be very popular or fashionable at a particular time: Right now, oversized sweaters are having a moment.
(Definition of be having a moment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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