Someone who hangs
around popular or famous people to gain their
fans and friends.
The Coat-Tail rider will do anything to please whoever they
are clinging to to remain in their
When the person they
're coat tail riding isn't popular anymore, they
move on to someone else.They
can do this in person, on twitter
or any social
1- "Did you see Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus hanging out recently? I thought Demi's bff was Selena."
2- "Well that's because She's a coat-tail rider. She hangs around Miley and Jonas because she'll get more offers
if she's linked to them."
"That girl used
to work at a grocery store, but she became
this guys biggest coat-tail rider and earned
a job as an assistant to his fashion