I must stop saying everyone famous is a good friend. It sounds as if I'm name-dropping.
The assistant carried on talking to his mate, name-dropping all the famous riders he knew.
I can't imagine why Jim Ollerhead should call me a name-dropping git, can you!Sun, News of the World (1999)
In the photo I'm with lovely Johanna Lowe who won a `bingo" concerning my name-dropping stars.Sun, News of the World (1999)
The evening had started promisingly with a little light literary name-dropping.THE MAN WHO HATED FOOTBALL (2004)
The problem is name-dropping is one thing and making the leap to a handshake is another, as Lowe is finding out.Edmonton Sun (2003)
To be fair, a stronger production might make the name-dropping seem more charming and less forced.Globe and Mail (2003)