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wannabe

noun
variants: also wannabee

Synonyms of wannabe

a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way
  • an entrepreneur who seems to have made his fortune mainly by giving how-to-get-rich lectures to entrepreneurial wannabes

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The first known use of wannabe was in 1976

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“Wannabe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wannabe. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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