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WANNABE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wannabe mean? 

WANNABE (noun)
  The noun WANNABE has 1 sense:

1. an ambitious and aspiring young person

  Familiarity information: WANNABE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WANNABE (noun)


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Meaning:

An ambitious and aspiring young person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

aspirant; aspirer; hopeful; wannabe; wannabee

Context examples:

a lofty aspirant / two executive hopefuls joined the firm / the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

Hypernyms ("wannabe" is a kind of...):

applicant; applier (a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission)


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