celebrity, famous person(noun)
a widely known person
"he was a baseball celebrity"
fame, celebrity, renown(noun)
the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
A rite or ceremony.
Fame, renown; the state of being famous or talked-about.
A person who has a high degree of recognition by the general population; a famous person.
Origin: From French célébrité.
the state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington
a person of distinction or renown; -- usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place
Origin: [L. celebritas: cf. F. clbrit.]
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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The numerical value of celebrity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of celebrity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
But you can expect a big celebrity.
The celebrity in politics was inevitable.
It's not every day that we get a celebrity, that's for sure.
It's not really much of a celebrity status that I have or I had.
The celebrity aspect of it didn't work, the people spoke and they voted.
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Translations for celebrity
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- известност, знаменитостBulgarian
- celebritatCatalan, Valencian
- ידוען, סלבריטי, סלבHebrew
- híresség, sztárHungarian
- セレブリティー, 有名人, 名士, セレブJapanese
- mūrau, hautupuaMāori
- знаменитость, известность, славаRussian
- kändis, celebritetSwedish
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