celebrity
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /sɪˈlɛbɹɪti/
Noun

celebrity

  1. (obsolete) A rite or ceremony. [17th-18th c.]
  2. (uncountable) Fame, renown; the state of being famous or talked-about. [from 17th c.]
    Synonyms: big name, distinction, fame, eminence, renown
  3. A person who has a high degree of recognition by the general population for his or her success or accomplishments; a famous person (Wikipedia). [from 19th c.]
    Synonyms: big name, star, celeb, sleb, luminary, notable, media darling
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