Significado de “name-dropping” - Diccionario inglés

name-dropping en inglés británico

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name-droppingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈneɪmˌdrɒp.ɪŋ/ us /ˈneɪmˌdrɑː.pɪŋ/ disapproving

the act of talking about famous people that you have met, often pretending that you know them better than you really do, in order to appear more important and special:

Her constant name-dropping is very irritating.
name-drop
verb [ I ] uk /ˈneɪmˌdrɒp/ us /ˈneɪmˌdrɑːp/
name-dropper
noun [ C ] uk /ˈneɪmˌdrɒp.ər/ us /ˈneɪmˌdrɑː.pɚ/

(Definición de name-dropping de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

name-dropping en inglés americano

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name-droppingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈneɪm ˌdrɑp·ɪŋ/

disapproving the habit of mentioning the names of famous or important people that you know or pretend to know, in order to make yourself seem more important

(Definición de name-dropping de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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