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Meaning of CELEBRITY

Pronunciation:  su'lebritee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
  2. [n]  the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

CELEBRITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: fame, famous person, renown
 Antonyms: infamy, opprobrium
 See Also: guiding light, honor, honour, immortal, important person, influential person, laurels, leading light, lion, luminary, notability, notable, personage, personality, social lion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ce*leb"ri*ty\, n.; pl. {Celebrities}. [L. celebritas:
cf. F. c['e]l['e]brit['e].]
1. Celebration; solemnization. [Obs.]

         The celebrity of the marriage.        --Bacon.

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

         An event of great celebrity in the history of
         astronomy.                            --Whewell.

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

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a celebrity means your high aspirations that may be way beyond your reach at the present moment. You may just be setting yourself for a let-down. Dreaming that a friend or lover becomes a celebrity means your fear of losing the friendship and loyalty of this person. Seeing a celebrity in your dream, represents your beliefs and understanding about him or her. Something in you waking life has triggered these similar beliefs and feelings. It is not uncommon that your obsession with a certain celebrity may carry over onto your dream world. Celebrities are often seen as heroes and all that is mighty. Also consider any puns within the name. Dreaming that you are good friends with a celebrity, represents your idealized version of someone you know in your life. Perhaps you hope that a real-life friend can act more like a particular celebrity. Consider the qualities that you see in this celebrity and how you want your friends to have those qualities.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acclaim, ballyhoo, baron, big gun, big man, big name, bigwig, blurb, brass, brass hat, bright light, center of attraction, character, common knowledge, constellation, cry, currency, cynosure, daylight, dignitary, dignity, distinction, eclat, elder, eminence, Establishment, exposure, fame, famousness, father, figure, folk hero, galaxy, glare, glory, great man, hero, heroine, hoopla, hue and cry, idol, immortal, important person, interests, kudos, limelight, lion, lords of creation, luminaries, luminary, magnate, mahatma, man of mark, master spirit, maximum dissemination, mogul, nabob, name, notability, notable, notoriety, notoriousness, panjandrum, person of note, person of renown, personage, personality, pillar of society, pleiad, plug, pop hero, popular hero, popular idol, popularity, power, power elite, PR, press notice, prestige, prominence, public eye, public figure, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity, publicity story, publicness, puff, reclame, recognition, renown, rep, report, reputation, repute, ruling circle, sachem, social lion, somebody, something, spotlight, star, stardom, superstar, the bubble reputation, the great, the top, top brass, top people, tycoon, very important person, VIP, vogue, worthy, write-up