What does wannabe mean?

Definitions for wannabeˈwɒn əˌbi, ˈwɔ nə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee(noun)

    an ambitious and aspiring young person

    "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"


  1. wannabe(Noun)

    Someone who wishes to be or do something, but lacks the qualifications or talent; an overeager amateur; an aspirant.

  2. Origin: Written form of a reduction of "want to be"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wannabe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wannabe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Perkins:

    This guy would make Mussolini proud, this is a wannabe dictator.

  2. Lisa Durden:

    I absolutely LOVE Jesse Eisenberg's parody of the 'bitter boy' movie critic, it was spot on! these lazy movie critics, bastardize movie reviews, because they are wannabe directors, who's dreams fell down the watering hole of failure, due to their lack of tenacity.

  3. Mapuche Middleton:

    Everyone's familiar with the political world map, it looks as if the entire planet's surface is carved up, every square centimeter accounted for -- which it is, in one sense. But what that map doesn't show you is the large number of wannabe nation states, which are also there, but seldom get a look in.

  4. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin:

    I've pulled up short of a federal mandate ... but I am really distressed by some of these comments of wannabe presidential candidates..., think of an analogy: What if I said 'It's my car, I don't want any brakes...and it just endangered my life? [But] you're endangering the lives of other drivers. That's what this is about.

  5. Maat Morrison:

    I am YOUR biggest fan, I love each one of you because of the support that you took to me. I know that people been saying that I do this for money, but I really don't. I do this for YOU, for your loyalty, for everything you've done, you are doing and you'll do in my life. Music has been my whole life since I was 4 years old, but you turned it into a whole experience of happiness. I know that I am not perfect, and maybe I don't worth it to put on your headphones and listen to this 14-years-old wannabe, full of ego and that brag about almost everything, but it's not about that, it's about you

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