celebrity celebrity  /sə ˈlɛb rɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a widely known person
  2. (n) the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A study finds that bit of celebrity worship can boost self-esteem.
  2. She is something entirely new, a celebrity created not by a studio or a network but fan by fan, click by click, from the ground up on MySpace.
  3. Oprah reigns as the most searched-for celebrity online, but some deceased stars have been known to haunt the web too.

News

  1. Celebrity breakfast aids Herkimer Co. Historical Society

    Celebrity servers are pictured at the third annual Hot Cakes Breakfast with the Historical Society at the Knights Inn of Little Falls on Wednesday morning. The breakfast raised $3,600 for the Herkimer County Historical Society.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Herkimer Evening Telegram

  2. Celebrity Wedding Gowns: What Hollywood's Brides-to-Be Should Wear

    Here come the celebrity brides! This year will be a major milestone for many A-list celebrity couples. Why? It's the year duos like Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, Angelina Jolie...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: E! Online

  3. Celebrity Cruises cancels another Galapagos cruise

    Celebrity Cruises has canceled another sailing on the 98-passenger Celebrity Xpedition as it tries to get its license to cruise in Galapagos National Park reinstated sooner rather than later.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

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Quotes

  1. "In the celebrity world, it seems to be the double second coming," said Darryn Lyons, owner of Big Pictures, a photo agency in London.
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Darryn Lyons Source: ABC News

  2. "As an official celebrity, I know my endorsement has just made your mind up for you," Mr Hanks joked.
    on May 5, 2008 By: Tom Hanks Source: BBC News

  3. "He talks about siding with the people just before he flew off for a fund-raiser in Hollywood with Barbara Streisand and his celebrity friends," McCain said during an Ohio rally. "Let me tell you, my friends, there's no place I'd rather be...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)

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