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name-droppername-droppers noun [countable]Inflectionssingularname-dropperpluralname-droppersPeople who are confident, boastful or arrogant: extrovert, know-all, upstart, prig, prima donna, God’s gift, tin god, wise guy, snob, individualist

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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