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Meaning of wannabe

wan•na•be

Pronunciation: (won'u-bē", wô'nu-), [key]
— pl. -bes.
  1. one who aspires, often vainly, to emulate another's success or attain eminence in some area.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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