Word of the Day: Celebrity

ce·leb·ri·ty

noun \sə-ˈle-brə-tē\

: the state of being famous or celebrated

: a person who is famous

plural ce·leb·ri·ties
 
 
Full Definition of CELEBRITY
1:  the state of being celebrated :  fame
2:  a famous or celebrated person

Examples of CELEBRITY

  1. The actress lived a life of celebrity.
  2. There were many celebrities at the party.

First Known Use of CELEBRITY

14th century

Related to CELEBRITY

Synonyms
big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIP
Antonyms
nobody, noncelebrity
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