German translation of would-be
- would-be poet
jemand, der gerne (ein) Dichter würde(pejorative)
Möchtegerndichter m(Möchtegerndichterin) (f)
Example Sentences Including 'would-be'
She suddenly had no idea where to put her hands: strong, capable, would-be artistic hands, fluttering now around her face.The Golden Lion
He had just concluded a letter to a would-be father suing a Health Authority for causing his wife's infertility.Splitting
Toni wandered along the lines of enclosures, eyeing the groups of distraught would-be family friends in some bewilderment.Murky Shallows
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Translation of would-be from the Collins English to German Dictionary