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  • n. a person who name-drops

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends. Someone who namedrops.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends

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Examples

  • We'll have a bit more later on the PDC in general, but at the risk of being called a namedropper again, today I had ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • You need to be able to be influential without being a namedropper.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Buckley was a bon vivant with luxurious tastes, a prolific author of best-selling novels as well as serious nonfiction, a sportsman most gleeful on icy slopes and navigating through a gale, a world-class namedropper, a refined musicologist (and self-taught harpsichord player) and a lover of big words (a sesquipedalian, as he might say).

    He Knew He Was Right

  • See, I only know her as the author of my favourite book - I've never even read her other ones because I'm frightened they might be rubbish and so I wouldn't appreciate namedropper in the same way again : But after writing this post I thought I'd actually do some research and it seems like she's REALLY famous and I'm a moron for not knowing it sooner. sigh.

    Namedropper

  • I don't want to be a namedropper, so I'm not going list all the terrific skiffy writers who attended.

    Blue Heaven 2007 Raunchy Limerick Challenge

  • Oh, that Lindsay Waters -- whatta blog-namedropper he is.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • I remember having lunch with TBogg and Digby last year namedropper.

    Firedoglake » 2005 Koufax Winners

  • Metro will tell you what a horrible namedropper I am, but click back to February and see for yourself.

    Boris Johnson on webcameron « raincoaster

  • The Edge is namedropper Nirvana, ego echo chamber, closed system, End of All Error and, evidently, of all error-checking.

    The Chicago Blog: Fred Turner on the Edge

  • Well during the original Q and A session (which I will post when the film opens) I found him to be a fascinating man, and quite the namedropper as well.

    EclipseMagazine

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