Definition of celebrity
personality, name, star, lion, superstar, big name, dignitary, luminary, bigwig (informal), celeb (informal), face (informal), big shot (informal), personage, megastar (informal), V.I.P.
Quotations including 'celebrity'
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized – Treadmill to Oblivion
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness – The Image
Celebrity: the advantage of being known by those who don't know you – Maximes et pensées
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Translations for 'celebrity'
- British English: celebrity /sɪˈlɛbrɪtɪ/ NOUN
A celebrity is someone who is famous.At the age of 30, he suddenly became a celebrity.
- Arabic: شُهْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: celebridade
- Chinese: 名人
- Croatian: slavna osoba
- Czech: známá osobnost
- Danish: berømthed
- Dutch: beroemdheid
- European Spanish: famoso
- Finnish: julkkis
- French: célébrité
- German: Prominenter Prominente
- Greek: διασημότητα
- Italian: celebrità
- Japanese: 有名人
- Korean: 유명 인사
- Norwegian: berømthet
- Polish: sława osoba
- Portuguese: celebridade
- Romanian: celebritate celebrități
- Russian: знаменитость
- Spanish: celebridad
- Swedish: kändis
- Thai: ผู้มีชื่อเสียง
- Turkish: ünlü
- Ukrainian: знаменитість
- Vietnamese: người nổi tiếng
Definition of celebrity from the Collins English Dictionary
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