WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
name-drop•ping  (nāmdrop′ing), 

    the introduction into one's conversation, letters, etc., of the names of famous or important people as alleged friends or associates in order to impress others.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

name-dropping n
  1. informal the practice of referring frequently to famous or fashionable people, esp as though they were intimate friends, in order to impress others

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