What does Celebrity mean?

Definitions for Celebrity
səˈlɛb rɪ tiCelebri·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Celebrity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrity, famous person(noun)

    a widely known person

    "he was a baseball celebrity"

  2. fame, celebrity, renown(noun)

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

Wiktionary

  1. celebrity(Noun)

    A rite or ceremony.

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

  2. celebrity(Noun)

    Fame, renown; the state of being famous or talked-about.

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

  3. celebrity(Noun)

    A person who has a high degree of recognition by the general population; a famous person.

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celebrity(noun)

    celebration; solemnization

    Etymology: [L. celebritas: cf. F. clbrit.]

  2. Celebrity(noun)

    the state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington

    Etymology: [L. celebritas: cf. F. clbrit.]

  3. Celebrity(noun)

    a person of distinction or renown; -- usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place

    Etymology: [L. celebritas: cf. F. clbrit.]

Freebase

  1. Celebrity

    A celebrity is a person, who has a prominent profile and commands some degree of public fascination and influence in day-to-day media. The term is often synonymous with wealth, implied with great popular appeal, prominence in a particular field, and is easily recognized by the general public. Various careers within the fields of sports and entertainment are commonly associated with celebrity status. These fields have produced prominent figures within these two industries. While people may gain celebrity status as a result of a successful career in a particular field, in other cases, people become celebrities due to media attention for their extravagant lifestyle or wealth; for their connection to a famous person; or even for their misdeeds. Celebrities may be known around the world, within a specific country; or within a region.

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How to pronounce Celebrity?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Celebrity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Celebrity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Celebrity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Celebrity in a Sentence

  1. Gerardo Naranjo:

    It is her trip to understand that celebrity does not come out of talent in America.

  2. Christina Aguilera:

    Every big celebrity I know today that went on that show didn't win, you still get a second chance, after 'Star Search,' I wasn't handed a record deal… That took years after that show aired and I lost, to then make a career out of the rest of my life.

  3. Corporal Bradley Woll:

    It's not every day that we get a celebrity, that's for sure.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If the so-called celebrity has been doing so much charity as shown by the news media, then wondering where is the requirement to beg donation from the common men of the society.

  5. Philip Brooks:

    Being a celebrity, he's often followed by the paparazzi and he's aware of that. He was on his way home, and they happen to know his route.

Images & Illustrations of Celebrity

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