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1. namedrop

refer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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to mention the name of (famous or fashionable people) in order to impress others
I must stop saying everyone famous is a good friend. It sounds as if I'm name-dropping.
The assistant carried on talking to his mate, name-dropping all the famous riders he knew.

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