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name-dropper

[neym-drop-er] /ˈneɪmˌdrɒp ər/
noun
1.
a person who indulges in name-dropping.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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name-dropper

noun

A person who ostentatiously mentions the names of important people as if they were friends and associates: Well, she may know Barbra Streisand, or she may just be a name-dropper (1947+)


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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