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.

  2. celebrity(Noun)

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

  3. celebrity(Noun)

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

  4. Origin: From French célébrité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celebrity(noun)

    celebration; solemnization

  2. Celebrity(noun)

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

  3. Celebrity(noun)

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

  4. Origin: [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. Antalya Mayor Menderes Tuerel:

    But you can expect a big celebrity.

  2. Jerry Springer:

    The celebrity in politics was inevitable.

  3. Mike Douglas:

    To me there was no bigger celebrity on earth.

  4. Corporal Bradley Woll:

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

  5. Sohaib Athar:

    It's not really much of a celebrity status that I have or I had.

Images & Illustrations of celebrity

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