Word of the Day: Celebrity


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

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
nobody, noncelebrity

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