Definition of name-drop verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

name-drop

 verb
verb
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[intransitive](disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they name-drop
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he / she / it name-drops
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past simple name-dropped
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past participle name-dropped
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-ing form name-dropping
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to mention the names of famous people you know or have met in order to impress other people see also drop names