What does Celebrity mean?

Definitions for Celebrity
səˈlɛb rɪ tiCelebri·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrity, famous personnoun

    a widely known person

    "he was a baseball celebrity"

  2. fame, celebrity, renownnoun

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

Wiktionary

  1. celebritynoun

    A rite or ceremony.

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

  2. celebritynoun

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

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

  3. celebritynoun

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

    Etymology: From French célébrité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celebritynoun

    celebration; solemnization

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

  2. Celebritynoun

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

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

  3. Celebritynoun

    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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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. Mike Douglas:

    To me there was no bigger celebrity on earth.

  2. Danny Diaz:

    He looks at the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and sees that we have a performer, a performer who hasn't delivered, you look on this debate stage and you see a reality TV celebrity, you see U.S. senators who haven't done anything other than file amendments and give floor speeches; a lot of performers and a lot of actors, a lot of talk, a lot of showmanship, but very little accomplishment, very little leadership.

  3. David Schmid:

    The O.J. Simpson case brings together everything our culture is fascinated by - namely sex, sports, violence, celebrity and, in this case, race.

  4. Kimberly Moffit:

    In the case of celebrities, social media ‘likes,’ social media ‘followers,’ and TV/radio/blog attention have become a symbol of something being ‘good’ for one’s image, therefore that reward of attention and fame confirms to that celebrity that ‘nude equals good,’ which is why we continue to see them.

  5. George Pataki:

    We need a President that all Americans can respect, not a celebrity who uses words like freedom and liberty like they are a punchline in a reality show.

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