That fear is that Purim and its Megilla (the Book of Esther) would inspire a wannabe to open fire on a group of innocents.
When the media show the hyper actions of these wannabe soldiers, public perception changes.
The Tennessee congressman-turned-New York Senate wannabe was as clumsy leaving the stage as he was entering it.
Poplawski was a neo-Nazi wannabe who railed against blacks, Jews, “Zionists,” and gun control.
Doane tweeted, “the film does make fun of wannabe Berean unimaginative Christians who need to lighten up.”
Malzberg, like any good Beck wannabe, enjoys using cable TV liberal hitman Keith Olbermann as a piñata.
At George Washington University, wannabe political peddlers can now study the much-maligned world of swaying and influencing.
A wannabe producer, a wannabe actor, a wannabe politician, a wannabe rich guy.
Mike Huckabee, the Fox News host and wannabe presidential contender, was governor of my home state, Arkansas, until 2007.
Hundreds of wannabe Flos lined up at events in Miami, New York, and L.A.
1981, originally American English surfer slang, from casual pronunciation of want to be; popularized c.1984 in reference to female fans of pop singer Madonna.
[origin unknown; perhaps fr British dialect wank, ''a violent blow,'' and semantically analogous with beat one's meat, whack off, pound one's peenie, etc]