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
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A person whom thinks they are better than the rest, yet they aren't anything.
Synonym: Pretender.
SoloLagrimas: I am so confident I can destroy you. I am the best. Therefore, a Wanna-Be
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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
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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
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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
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Lacks the faith to lead their life and runs from their inner truth. Basically using arrogance to be defensive against other people: in essence reality.
That person is so arrogant, and believes too much that they are right, must be a wannabe.
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When something is desired by someone, but the thing is never going to happen, due to the lack of everything which is required.
-Have you ever heard of the wannabe president?
-Donald Trump?
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