wannabe


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wannabe

and wanna be (ˈwɑnə bi)
n. someone who wants to be something or someone. (Associated with Madonna, the singer.) All these teenyboppers are wannabes, and that’s why we can sell this stuff to them at any price.
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Last month the wannabe celebrity told doctors he needs the free cosmetic treatment to combat symptoms of sweating caused by anxiety due to his 'new-found fame.
With a far smaller sample size, that is not something to get carried away with, but it is encouraging - and so was Wannabe King's reappearance.
She was the wannabe showgirl with a couple of things on her mind.
She was Barbie and her groom looked like Ken - he was even wearing white winklepickers, he's a real footballer wannabe - but I think he's just a plumber.
Victoria Beckham, 34, only made the cover of the magazine in March, 12 years after the Spice Girls shot to fame with their debut hit Wannabe.
HUNDREDS of Big Brother wannabes swamped the show's Scottish auditions yesterday.
They are joined by Posh Spice wannabe Chanelle, pink-haired raver Tracey and Tory student Emily.
After entering the Jumpin' Jaks This Is My Moment talent competition, she beat off nine other wannabe stars to earn herself a place in the Cardiff grand final with a rendition of Mary J Blige's No More Drama.
Murray dismisses the wannabe mugger, but Carter won't let him pass without payment.
I was an all-theory, no-action wannabe, listening to The Clash and The Specials and college radio, telling myself that I'd never be a sell-out.
WANNABE ON BOARD Yacht rents for [euro]51,000 a week
18 ( ANI ): Wannabe WAGs descended on the Manchester club in droves, in the hope of hooking themselves a footie ace from the Red Devils on Saturday night.
Summary: 20-year-old singing sensation Pixie Lott has graduated from wannabe to judge, so she knows how to handle tough auditions.
OUR models will win one day catwalk training with Wannabe Workshops (Birmingham).