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name-dropping

 
Noun name-dropping has 1 sense
  1. name-dropping - the practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener; "the hard thing about name-dropping is to avoid being too obvious about it"
    --1 is a kind of
    mention, reference
Verb name-drop has 1 sense
  1. namedrop - refer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
    --1 is one way to mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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