Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wannabe

1 sense of wannabe

Sense 1
aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee -- (an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes")
       => applicant, applier -- (a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission)

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