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celebrity

ce·leb·ri·ty

celebrity

 
 
pronunciation:
s le brih ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: celebrities
definition 1: one who is famous.
Due to the success of his book, the doctor has become a celebrity.She wanted to be an actress but never wanted the life of a celebrity.
 
synonyms:
luminary, name, personality
antonyms:
nonentity
similar words:
lion, notable, personage, somebody, star, superstar, toast
definition 2: fame.
At first he enjoyed his celebrity, but now he finds it a burden.
synonyms:
fame, prominence, renown, stardom
antonyms:
obscurity
similar words:
acclaim, eminence, limelight, note, notoriety, popularity, prestige, reputation, repute
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