A person who subconsciously flees an inner deficiency by exaggerating what he/she perceives as its opposite.
Is that Neo shopping at Walmart? Pfft... what a wannabe

Gotta love those wannabes stepping out of a '95 Taurus with brand new Ray Bans. Makes you wonder why do they always look around when they do so... also how many paychecks are they sporting over their eyes as they do so.

Stop telling me about that trust fund and get me two more Big Macs, you wannabe
by SilentEye November 03, 2010
someone who thinks there cool.. but there not.. they WISH they were cool

someone who pretends to be someone that there not
person 1- omg, hes sucha wannabe !
person 2- yeah, i know right ! last week he was a prep, now hes goth?
person 1- total wannabe !
person 2- I KNOW !
by idkkkkkkkkkk April 07, 2009
Annoying blonde girl called Hannah...
Hannah:"Got any good bands i havent heard of?"
Me:Fuck off wannabe.
by Iron eddie April 29, 2005
As used in modern urban conversation, the term refers to a white person who tries to emulate black people in order to appear hip or ghetto.

See also: wigger
Any 15-year old teenage white male who wears his pants down around his knees, wears a sports jersey and gold jewelry, and insists on blaring rap music at all hours of the day and night is a wannabe.

Also, any white person attempting to say something like fo' shizzle my nizzle.
by John Blair April 19, 2004
Things to look for :

-Pronounce names such as Makayla MAH - KY - LAH
words like me MEH or okay OH-KY

-straight , usually dark brown hair.

-lots of black friends.

-wears Aero or (usually) Wet Seal clothing

-beaded necklaces (the ones you would wear to Mardi Gras)

-Big damgly earrings.

-Lots of bracelets.

-NOW POPULAR : Skinny jeans

-Boots with fur.

-Glossy Lip gloss, that is very shiny.

-Often calls people jockers.

-Tries to fit in with other black people.

-Forgets/ignores white people.

-Will only date black people.

-Usually straight.

-Extensive vocab of unusual words or phrases that can only be seen through urbandictionary.com

-Always creating 'new' styles, even though they have been around for decades.

If more than 10 apply to you , or one of your friends , you are a POSER !

She is such a poser , and tries to deny it all the time. And, she is white. What a wannabe.
by What the buck February 23, 2009
1) My friend Rosie...
Wannabe Rosie: Omg...Blah...blah...McFly...Blah...Blah...My Family...Blah Blah...Elliott Minor...
by ElectroGirl August 10, 2008
an individual who tries so hard but always falls short of the mark
That pathetic little wannabe is the biggest tryhard around at the moment
by MasterSofTrancE February 14, 2006

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