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Definitions and Synonyms of name-dropping | Another word for name-dropping | What is name-dropping?

Definition 1: the practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where name-dropping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the hard thing about name-dropping is to avoid being too obvious about it

(name-dropping is a kind of ...) a remark that calls attention to something or someone

"she made frequent mention of her promotion" "there was no mention of it" "the speaker made several references to his wife"

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