wannabe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wannabenoun [C], adjective

uk   /ˈwɒn.ə.bi/  us   /ˈwɑː.nə-/ informal disapproving
a ​person who is ​trying to ​becomefamous, usually ​unsuccessfully: The ​bar is ​frequented by wannabe ​actresses and ​filmdirectors.
(Definition of wannabe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wannabenoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɑn·ə·bi, ˈwʌn·ə-, ˈwɔ·nə-/ infml
a ​person who ​wants to be like someone ​else, esp. someone ​famous, or who ​wants to be ​thought of as ​famous: She’s a ​popsinger wannabe.
(Definition of wannabe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wannabe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 梦想成功(或出名)者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夢想成功(或出名)者…
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