would be

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{i} (Informal) person who hopes or is attempting to become something or attain the status of something
unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition

Would-be film stars often become waitresses.

attempting or desiring something

Would-be marines have to get through a rigorous examination.

unfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
You can use would-be to describe someone who wants or attempts to do a particular thing. For example, a would-be writer is someone who wants to be a writer. a book that provides encouragement for would-be writers who cannot get their novel into print. would-be actor/murderer etc someone who hopes to have a particular job or intends to do a particular thing
seeking advancement or recognition
pretend; will be
{s} pretending to be; aspiring to be; intending to be; destined to be
Desiring or professing to be; vainly pretending to be; as, a would-be poet
would be

    Türkische aussprache

    wûd bi


    /ˈwo͝od bē/ /ˈwʊd biː/


    [ w&l, (&)l, & ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English , from Old English wille ; akin to Old High German wili wills, Latin velle to wish, will.


    ... would be crazy. ...
    ... A good one would be, for example, a simple one ...