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Definition of wannabe

wannabe

noun

  • someone who pretends to be someone they're not.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Nick Dicintio's Orgy Night", Party Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 3 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

  • a person who "wants to be" something.
    I'm just a wannabe Emacs user, so could you explain why that's a bad idea?

    Last edited on Dec 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 02 2011.

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