namedrop namedrop

Definition(s):

  • (v) refer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them

Usage(s):

  • This, however, was not the opinion of Igor ("Ghighi") Cassini, who as the Hearst chain's "Cholly Knickerbocker" plays chief tale-teller to the jet set, and used to namedrop the .

News

  • While you were working ..

    A tape that's said to be of Kanye West ranting about The Incident from the 2009 MTV VMAs happens to namedrop Pink, but the singer isn't sweating it. "Oh come on y'all... If people secretly recorded me and all the s*** I talk.... It's all good," she tweeted. "All love. And we all still here. […]
    on July 20, 2013     Source: CNN

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