Examples of wannabe in a Sentence
an entrepreneur who seems to have made his fortune mainly by giving how-to-get-rich lectures to entrepreneurial wannabes
Recent Examples of wannabe from the Web
Youth is probably YouTube’s greatest advantage as a platform and its largest weakness as a wannabe prestige player.
The incomparable Steve Guttenberg leads a group of clownish wannabe cops through basic training in this first installment in the Police Academy franchise.
Margie is a wannabe novelist who spends a lot of her time speaking about the Agony of Being an Artist.
As in the movie, the story follows Dewey Finn, a rock-star wannabe who pretends to be a teacher and inspires a group of elementary-school students to form a band.
So pick up a tube and throw it in the stocking of the dancer/performer/wannabe Rockette in your life.
Case in point: Instagram's shocking teen Angelina Jolie wannabe is a hoax, Britain’s The Independent and other news outlets report.
The virtual planner model has helped transform lone attackers who rely on the Internet from the bungling wannabes of a decade ago into something more dangerous.
For three kids whose grades couldn’t get them into a first-rate institution, these wannabe lawyers are pretty savvy.
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Origin and Etymology of wannabe
First Known Use: 1981See Words from the same year
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