name-drop

[ neym-drop ]
/ ˈneɪmˌdrɒp /

verb (used without object), name-dropped, name-drop·ping.

to indulge in name-dropping.

Nearby words

  1. name tape,
  2. name the day,
  3. name-brand,
  4. name-caller,
  5. name-calling,
  6. name-dropper,
  7. name-dropping,
  8. nameable,
  9. nameboard,
  10. namecheck

Origin of name-drop

First recorded in 1950–55

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