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name-drop

[neym-drop] /ˈneɪmˌdrɒp/
verb (used without object), name-dropped, name-dropping.
1.
to indulge in name-dropping.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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name-drop

verb

To mention the names of important persons as if they were friends and associates

[1955+; back formation fr name-dropper]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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