Name-drops - definition of name-drops by The Free Dictionary
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To mention casually the names of famous or important people to create the impression that one is familiar with them in an attempt to impress or influence others.
to mention the name of (famous or fashionable people) in order to impress others
Past participle: name-dropped
References in periodicals archive
Please Retweet Me is sung by a male choir, all aged between 50 and 60, and name-drops
social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Lisa, for her part, gets a job from her landlady, an almost paralyzingly neurotic Hollywood sort named Carol (Caroline O'Hara), who name-drops
as deliriously as she kvetches.
To keep her job, she name-drops
old Hollywood royalty, rock has-beens and slightly burned fashion icons with the best of them.