drop names


: to say the names of famous people one knows to try to impress others
She's always dropping names.

Examples of drop names in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other changes come as people drop names that are no longer popular and instead select one that is … well, trending. Chris Morris, Fortune, 15 Aug. 2022 Knowles, only days into learning the roster, was not yet fluent enough to drop names on Monday. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 4 Feb. 2022 At one point of the debate, Freeman said the woman tried to drop names. NBC News, 22 July 2021 Still, airports may feel pressure to drop names or symbols that are bad for business. Curtis Tate, USA TODAY, 13 July 2020

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“Drop names.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20names. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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