n.1.Someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends. Someone who namedrops.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Guanzon denied and even laughed at Cardema's accusations, further calling the former head of the National Youth Commission a 'liar,' 'purveyor of fake news,' and 'namedropper.'
Suddenly, my autobiography, Pete Price Namedropper, was thrust in front of me - somebody in economy was reading it.
Suddenly, my autobiography, Pete Price Namedropper, was thrust in front of me -- somebody in economy was reading it.
Of course we are doomed to repeat such mistakes over and over, it's the nature of life, but at least when the Canadian singer-songwriter - real name Suzie Ungerleider - tours her great new album Namedropper we'll have the chance to right a wrong.
I've just finished Pete Price's autobiography, Namedropper, and started a biography about comic genius, Peter Cook.
That week's guests included liberal Oscar-winning actor and activist Tim Robbins, former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorialist and right-leaning television host Tucker Carlson, former slugger turned steroid-use namedropper Jose Canseco and U.S.
I am a namedropper, I admit, and it's one of my great sources of pride that I'm the only person on the planet who has had lunches with the Aga Khan, the Aberystwyth Town Drunk (a title for which there is not inconsiderable competition) and the late, great Clint - and not all at the same time either.
Some time ago I was chatting with then-Chief of the Defence Staff, General Ramsey Withers (I am a notorious namedropper).
My purpose is not to be namedropper but rather to share the names of some leaders in vocational, occupational, career education with the new generation of leaders in the field.
And Cowles's list of contributors was a namedropper's delight: Jean Cocteau, Simone de Beauvoir, Lucian Freud, Salvador Dali, Tennessee Williams.
He then flitted about town, as something of a journalist (he helped his wife with her articles) and a namedropper with a touch of paranoia, one of those familiar Washington characters who knows a little but talks a lot.
At a free event next week, Chris Phipps, the media historian and author of the book Namedropper will recall the sights and sounds, the bands and the backstage stories of The Tube and its cultural era - as he witnessed them in Studio 5.